BABAK TAFRESHI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BABAK TAFRESHI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Moonrise and stars of Perseus and Cassiopeia with comet Holmes as a new ''star''. In late October 2007, Comet Holmes amazingly brightened 15 magnitude (about million times) and is visible in this image (between the lines and the inset telescopic view) as a magnitude 2 star.
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