Comet West, 1976

Comet West was discovered in photographs by Richard West on August 10, 1975. It reached peak brightness in March 1976. During its peak brightness, observers reported that it was bright enough to study during full daylight. Despite its spectacular appearance, it did't cause much expectation among the popular media. The comet has an estimated orbital period of 558,000 years.

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J. Linder/ESO

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ID:c-west-1976-ps
Тип:Фотографическое
Дата выпуска релиза [date]:3 декабря 2009 г. 23:18
Размер:5393 x 4252 px

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Название:Comet West
Тип:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
Категория:Solar System

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