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News Release 307 of 964

November 15, 2007 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-40

Hubble Zooms In on Heart of Mystery Comet

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Image: Ground-based Image of Comet 17P/Holmes

Ground-based Image of Comet 17P/Holmes

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This image, taken by an amateur astronomer, shows the location of Comet Holmes on Oct. 28. Superimposed on this image is a graphic showing the comet's path from Sept. 30 to Nov. 25.

Object Name: Comet 17P/Holmes

Image Type: Astronomical/Photograph/Illustration

Credit: NASA, ESA, T. Dickinson (Ontario, Canada), and Z. Levay (STScI)

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