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Comet Pictures from the Lowbrow Astronomers

This page contains photographs and sketches of some of the brighter comets from 1996 to present. Click on a thumbnail to see a larger version of the photograph or sketch. The date next to each comet indicates when the comet was easiest to see, however most of these comets could be observed before and after the indicated date.

Comet C/2009 P1 (Garradd) [March 2012]

C/2009 P1 (Garradd)

Comet 103P/Hartley 2 [November 2010]

Comet 103P/Hartley 2

Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin) [February 2009]

Comet Lulin Comet Lulin Comet Lulin Comet Lulin

Comet 17P/Holmes [October/November 2007]

Comet Holmes Comet Holmes Comet Holmes Comet Holmes Comet Holmes Comet Holmes

Comet C/2006 VZ13 (Linear) [July 2007]

Comet C/2006 VZ13 (Linear)

Comet C/2007 E2 (Lovejoy) [April 2007]

Comet Lovejoy

Comet C/2006 P1 (McNaught) [January 2007]

Comet McNaught Comet McNaught

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 [May 2006]

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 #1 Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 and the Ring Nebula

Comet 2004 Q2 (Machholz) [January 2005]

Comet Machholz (Comet 2004 Q2) #1 Comet Machholz (Comet 2004 Q2) #2

Comet C/2003 K4 (Linear) [October 2004]

Comet C/2003 K4 (Linear) #1

Comet C/2001 Q4 Neat [May 2004]

Comet C/2001 Q4 Neat #1 Comet C/2001 Q4 Neat #2 Comet C/2001 Q4 Neat #3

Comet Linear C/2002 T7 [May 2004]

Linear C/2002 T7 #1 Linear C/2002 T7 #2 Linear C/2002 T7 #3

Comet C/2002 V1 Neat [February 2003]

Comet C/2002 V1 Neat #1 Comet C/2002 V1 Neat #2

Comet Ikeya-Zhang [March 2002]

Comet Ikeya-Zhang

Comet Hale-Bopp [Spring 1997]

Comet Hale Bopp, Image #1 Comet Hale Bopp, Image #2 Comet Hale-Bopp, Image #3 Comet Hale-Bopp, Image #4 Comet Hale-Bopp, Image #5 Comet Hale-Bopp, Image #6 Comet Hale-Bopp, Image #7 Comet Hale-Bopp, Image #8 Comet Hale-Bopp (from Peter Alway) Doug Scobels Hale Bopp Sketches

Comet Hyakutake [March 1996]

Comet Hyakutake, Image #1 Comet Hyakutake, Image #2 Comet Hyakutake, Image #3 Comet Hyakutake (from Peter Alway)

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