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The Comet: Chance to see again and where to look

March 13, 2013 - 04:42 PM
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Missed viewing the pan-STARR comet yesterday? Don't worry. There are more chances to see it.

Here are some great local pictures just after sunset yesterday of the comet panSTARRS.  

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From WTOP's Dave Dilldine and from a viewer in Warrenton.

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The clouds are clearing so another chance to try and see it again, or for the first time this evening  7:30-7:45.  Here is where to look.   

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And another chance Thursday evening.

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Thanks to Fred Espenak for the great diagrams.  Fred also created this wonderful timelapse of the comet just after sunset a few days ago in Arizona.

Comet PanSTARRS - The Movie from Fred Espenak on Vimeo.

Fred still calculates all the times of eclipses and is a retired NASA Goddard scientist.  Visit his Mr. Eclipse page for more great astronomical information.  And try and "catch a comet" before clouds and some wet weather this weekend.

 

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