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A New Comet In Cassiopeia!

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Roman White
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« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2009, 06:43:34 pm »

Michael Jäger's image from April 7th
(re-uploaded via Tinypic)

and a trajectory for a longer period (April-May 2009):

P.S. Note that it passes now across the same area where 8P/Tuttle was in Dec.2007. But the last one was quickly heading southwards, and the new one will stay circumpolar until late May - early June, while slowly moving to SE - towards the Sun (minimal elongation 1.5deg. in July)
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