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Comet Lovejoy's Tail 'Wiggles' in Stunning Photo

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With the sad demise of Comet ISON fresh in our minds, it's worth remembering that there's plenty more lumps of space ice where that came from.

Take this sublimating stunner for example. This is C/2013 R1, a.k.a. Comet Lovejoy, a comet that is currently gracing our skies (and became a naked-eye comet in early November). Not to be confused with the "other" Comet Lovejoy (C/2011 W3) that put on an awesome show in 2011, C/2013 R1 was discovered by the same Australian amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy in September.

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