Astronomy magazine podcast: Comet 17P

Senior Editor Michael Bakich gives you tips about how to observe this naked-eye comet.
By | Published: November 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Comet 17P/Holmes
Bright Comet 17P/Holmes lies in the constellation Perseus, in the northeastern sky after darkness falls.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
November 1, 2007
When Comet 17P/Holmes burst on the scene last week — brightening by a factor of a million in just 2 days — no one knew for sure how long it would last. The good news: The comet continues to put on a nice show for Northern Hemisphere observers the whole night.

Astronomy Senior Editor Michael Bakich, gives you details on this comet.

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