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Fraser
2014-Aug-19, 08:50 PM
It’s confirmed!*Australian amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy*just discovered his fifth comet, C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy). He found it*August 17th using a Celestron C8 fitted with a CCD camera*at his*roll-off roof observatory in Brisbane, Australia.* “I take large sets of image triplets, i.e 3 images per star field and use software to find moving objects,” said Lovejoy. *“The […]

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