Comet 17P Holmes

Comet 17P Holmes

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Caption: Comet 17P Homes is seen here in a composite of 27 x 45-second exposures starting at 09:19 UT on 29 October 2007. The comet began a spectacular outburst in brightness on October 24th, brightening from 17th magnitude to 2.5th magnitude, an increase of more than 1 million times brighter to become a unaided-eye object in the constellation of Perseus.

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Keywords: 17p holmes, 17p/holmes, astronomical, astronomy, comet, comet holmes, holmes, science, space

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