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Comet Lulin, discovered in 2007, will make its closed approach to Earth 2/24/09, at a distance of only about 38,000,000 miles.

See here.

Magnitude 6 is the dimmest observable with the average human eye under dark skies; if there's the slightest light pollution, binoculars would be required at the least.


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MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP; built-to-order by Peninsular Engines:  Hi-pop injectors, gear-driven camshaft, non-waste-gated, high-output turbo, 18:1 pistons.  Fuel economy increased by 15-20%, power, WOW!"StaRV II"

'94 28' Breakaway: MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP

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In either case the idea is quite staggering.
- Arthur C. Clarke

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