How to See Comet Pan-Starrs

7 03 2013

All you need to know to see the spectacular comet!

Look WEST at twilight.

Strange Sounds – Comet Pan-STARRS: A Naked-Eye Comet in March

Early report with pictures from Sky & TelescopeComet Pan-STARRS: Still on Track

HOW TO SEE IT

From: Sky & Telescope

Update, Mar. 11

Because comets are typically brightest and most active around the time they are closest to the sun, the best viewing of the comet will be from March 12-18, when it appears low in the west after sunset. Comet PanSTARRS will appear about 4 degrees to the left of the thin crescent moon Tuesday night.

AND –

From Lunar Meteor Hunters’ blog – (pass on) – lots of activity coming . . .

ALERT- Breaking News -Meteor Outbursts Pending!!!!

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7 03 2013
bearspawprint

Reblogged this on bearspawprint.

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8 03 2013
David Krug

Argh!!!! I live on east side of Pike’s Peak, otherwise known as Colorado Springs. West is 14110 feet of America the Beautiful 🙂

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8 03 2013
flyingcuttlefish

It is moving to better visibility in your area next week so you didn’t miss anything.
I have more at
https://flyingcuttlefish.wordpress.com/

and some Australia photos show what to look for. You look at twilight . . . look west . . .

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