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Comet Neowise
« on: July 11, 2020, 03:38:34 AM »

Anyone else thinking about a 3 am trip to see the comet?

Closest approach will be around July 22. Apparently it's also due to eventually be visible during the early dusk instead of near-dawn.

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Re: Comet Neowise
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2020, 11:29:34 AM »

I woke up at 4:45 yesterday to see it. It was worth it. Everything online said I’d need binoculars to see it, but I was able to easily see it without them - tail and all.


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Re: Comet Neowise
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2020, 12:02:44 PM »

Supposed to be visible after sunset this coming week. I’ll dig out the binoculars this weekend and hope the light pollution here isn’t too severe to obscure it.
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Re: Comet Neowise
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2020, 12:45:27 PM »

A few nights ago I saw the comet, with the help with binoculars (it was not visible to the naked eye where I was, bortle seven skies). It has gotten brighter since then but hasn't risen high enough in the sky for me since I last saw it. I woke up at 4 AM to see it.
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