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Comet ISON Enhanced
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Comet ISON Enhanced
Date: 19 Nov 2013

Taken on 19 Nov. 2013, this image shows a composite "stacked" image of comet ISON. These five stacked images of 10 seconds each were taken with the 20" Marshall Space Flight Center telescope in New Mexico. This technique allows the comet's sweeping tail to emerge with more detail.

Credit: NASA/MSFC/MEO/Cameron McCarty

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