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NASA has released new photos of Comet Neowise taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, revealing a close-up view of the brightest comet observed in decades after it passed around the sun this summer.

It’s one of the best photos Hubble has ever taken of any comet.

“This will be the first ever comet that we know its history, because we’ve seen it before being a comet,” Sarid says.

“We have an opportunity here to see the birth of a comet as it starts to become active,” says planetary scientist Kat Volk of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

And Holmes's comet of 1892 displayed only a faint prismatic band devoid of any characteristic feature.

The imposing aspect of the comet in 1066 described in European chronicles of that time is confirmed by the Chinese Annals.

Then a twist of the left handle-bar caused the Comet to slow down, and he pulled back on the bit.

According to Biela's prediction, the comet returned every six years and thirty-eight weeks until 1852.

Well ship the Comet to Park Haven to-morrow, and then well go there ourselves to take part in the great race.

Should the comet strike the earth obliquely, it would glance off, and the consequences would be partial.

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