To learn more about Comet Hergenrother, you can hear all about it from Carl Hergenrother himself, discoverer of this particular snowball! And to see real-time images by these astronomers, do check out the weekly Virtual Star Party on Google+. I'll be the first to admit that I'm rubbish at handling a telescope, but these guys put on an incredible show of the night sky's treasures for anyone to enjoy.
This final photo was captured by Michael Rector on Oct. 12.
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