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Donati's Comet over Florence


Comet Donati in the evening sky over Florence

Donati's Comet over Florence (2007) - Donati's Comet, one of the most beautiful in recorded history, hangs over the rooftops of Florence on a warm evening in early autumn of 1858.

Copyright 2007, James Hervat

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Detail view Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral

Detail view of the ornate Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral.



Detail view of Orsanmichele and Arno river

Looking toward Casa di Dante (the poet's birthplace), Orsanmichele, and the mists rising from the Arno River.


Looking toward San Lorenzo

Looking toward San Lorenzo and Palazzo Medici.


Even closer view of above image

"Detail of the detail" - An even closer view of a section of the above image to indicate the degree of detail that was maintained across the cityscape.


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