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Monday, December 31

Comet Tuttle - 29th Dec. 2007


Tuttle is getting steadily brighter but remains just sub-visual magnitude (to my eyes anyway) at the moment.

There is no apparent tail discernable even on long exposure photos.

It's moving at a real pace, as evidenced in this shot, which combines 6x 2 minute exposures. The motion of the comet against the stars is clear if you look at the nucleus closely.

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