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A good year to find a comet

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 10:07 AM

A good year to find a comet


www.esa.int said:

12 February 2014 A team of European astronomers has found a previously unknown comet, detected as a tiny blob of light orbiting our Sun deep in the Solar System.

Europe’s Teide Observatory Tenerife Asteroid Survey team has been credited with discovering comet P/2014 C1, named ‘TOTAS’ in recognition of the teamwork involved in the find.    

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