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NASA/ESA Solar observatory finds its first officially periodic comet

Paris, Sept 26 : The ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has discovered its first officially periodic comet - which flies by the Sun at regular intervals. SOHO had already spotted this comet twice before.

The find is important, as this is the first one conclusively proven and officially declared by SOHO as a periodic comet.

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