Return of the Comet: 96P Spotted by ESA, NASA Satellites

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Friday, November 3, 2017 - 09:28
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Sun-gazing missions SOHO and STEREO watched the return of comet 96P/Machholz when it entered their fields of view between Oct. 25-30. It is extremely rare for comets to be seen simultaneously from two different locations in space, and these are the most comprehensive parallel observations ever taken of this comet.
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