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Fraser
2005-Oct-24, 10:20 PM
SUMMARY: A new comet has been found that may put on a spectacular show this spring. Comet Ikeya-Zhang was found simultaneously on February 1st by astronomers in Japan and China and given the combined name - it was then confirmed shortly after by many other comet hunters. It's expected that it will flare up by early March, and be clearly visible in the night sky until some time in April. Comets are unpredictable; it could be spectacular, and it could just disappear, so keep your eyes up.

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