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Global perspectives on a comet

Photographers from around the globe received awards for their stunning images of comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) at the Northeast Astronomy Forum held at Rockland Community College recently. The National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences, Astronomy magazine and Discover magazine co-sponsored the photo contest.
Shown here is People's Choice award winner Eric Cardoso's photo, "Comet ISON," from Setúbal, Portugal.

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