Comet fragments visible in May

13 years 5 months ago #25787 by DeirdreKelleghan
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String of comet fragments in May through the constellations Cygnus and Pegasus on May 12, 13 and 14.

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Deirdre Kelleghan
Irish Astronomical Society
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13 years 4 months ago #25791 by briano
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That`s cool I will be watching out for that, I just hope I remember.

Brian O Leary

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13 years 4 months ago #25793 by voyager
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That`s cool I will be watching out for that, I just hope I remember.


I'm sure there'll be a lot of talk about it closser to the time on the boards here ..... I'll also be talking about it in detail in the May IFAS podcast.

Bart.

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13 years 4 months ago #25797 by Keith g
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Should be a great show, how bright wiil they be??

Keith..

If a telescope can fit into your backyard it's too small. If you can't move it, it's too big." -- John Dobson

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13 years 4 months ago #25805 by voyager
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Should be a great show, how bright wiil they be??

Keith..


Latest estimates I've seen put them at about 3rd or 4th magnitude when they are at their closest. No Hale-Bopp but still nice if you can get to a dark sky!

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