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Hello here is the periodic comet 32P (Comas-Sola) during its return in 2014.
Discovered in 1926 by the spanish astronomer Josep Comas i Sola.
?t inspired the famous group Tangerin Dream to compose the song "the Fly and Collision of Comas Sola".

A faint tail is visible. A photometry on the core using V mags on an L image showed 15.6mag.
The bright star in the center is HD73396 (8.33 mag)

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