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Comet wirtanen third sighting.

Discussion in 'Observing Celestial Objects' started by kevan hubbard, Dec 24, 2018.

Comet wirtanen third sighting.

Started by kevan hubbard on Dec 24, 2018 at 1:44 PM

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  1. kevan hubbard

    kevan hubbard Well-Known Member

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    Aspied comet wirtanen again tonight,24th December,it was just a tad north of capella.this comet has been well placed by major objects such as m45 and now capella making it so easy to find . I'm going to put it at about the 5th magnitude now. I had to catch it about an hour after sunset as we have a near full moon moving up which would wash it out.certainly not the best comet I've seen, the hale bopp and Holmes where better,but one of the easier ones to find.
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