Today’s Find – A Comet!

Clean-up work of the SDSS data continues (more about that here). It’s about the hardest things I can ever recall doing both due to the millions of image files to go through but also the level of eye focus and mental strain it requires.

But unexpected pleasures come along the way. Like today, which turned up this lovely little image that turned about to be a known comet, C/2001 RX14 (Linear). An unlovely name for a lovely little comet that most of us, myself included, had never laid eyes upon.

To exploring … and discovering …

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