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Astronomers Capture Images Of Comet Lovejoy’s Tail
2013-12-08 06:12:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Using the Subaru Telescope in Japan, astronomers from Stony Brook University, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) and other institutions have successfully captured an in-depth image of Comet Lovejoy’s ion tail. The pictures, which were obtained using a wide-field, prime-focus camera known as Suprime-Cam, show the tail’s “intricate flow” using a combination of “a wide field of view and high spatial...


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