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ESO Photo Release eso1153: Christmas Comet Lovejoy Captured at Paranal. The recently discovered Comet Lovejoy has been captured in stunning photos and time-lapse video taken from ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. The comet graced the southern sky after it had unexpectedly survived a close encounter with the Sun.

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24 December 2011

The recently discovered Comet Lovejoy has been captured in stunning photos and time-lapse video taken from ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. The comet graced the southern sky after it had unexpectedly survived a close encounter with the Sun.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1153/

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The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
24 December 2011




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