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Comet C/2008 N1 (Holmes) makes its closest approach to the Earth (2.504 AU) on the 25th March, 2010.

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The preliminary orbital elements of comet C/2008 N1 (Holmes) indicate a perihelion passage on September 24, 2009, at a distance of 2.7 AU from the Sun.

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Comet 2008 N1 (Holmes) was discovered  by Robert E. Holmes, on CCD images taken with a 0.4m f/5.8 Schmidt-Cassegrain  at Astronomical Research (H55).
The comet was confirmed by the 0.4m Ritchey-Chretien telescope at  La Caņada (J87).

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