New Comets to Watch

Alright, this is for sharing of your observation experience. Or, if you are arranging gatherings, star-gazing expeditions or just want some company to go observing together, you can shout it out here.
Post Reply
User avatar
Airconvent
Super Moderator
Posts: 5628
Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:49 pm
Location: United Federation of the Planets

New Comets to Watch

Post by Airconvent »

With all the social distancing going on, the best way to enjoy yourself is to look up the night sky and right now, there is a comet with potential to grow brighter. In ancient times, a comet appearing during a crisis like the Covid19 may as well be designated a harbinger of worse things to come but these days, it's a rare treat for astronomers...assuming it brightens up !

https://www.space.com/comet-atlas-may-b ... nting.html
The Boldly Go Where No Meade Has Gone Before
Captain, RSS Enterprise NCC1701R
United Federation of the Planets

User avatar
Airconvent
Super Moderator
Posts: 5628
Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:49 pm
Location: United Federation of the Planets

Re: New Comet Atlas

Post by Airconvent »

The Boldly Go Where No Meade Has Gone Before
Captain, RSS Enterprise NCC1701R
United Federation of the Planets

User avatar
Airconvent
Super Moderator
Posts: 5628
Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:49 pm
Location: United Federation of the Planets

Re: New Comet Atlas

Post by Airconvent »

The Boldly Go Where No Meade Has Gone Before
Captain, RSS Enterprise NCC1701R
United Federation of the Planets

User avatar
VinSnr
Administrator
Posts: 2306
Joined: Sun Sep 28, 2003 7:01 pm
Location: Andromeda Galaxy

Re: New Comet Atlas

Post by VinSnr »

Thank you. Didn't know about this comet, will check it out

User avatar
Airconvent
Super Moderator
Posts: 5628
Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:49 pm
Location: United Federation of the Planets

Re: New Comet Atlas

Post by Airconvent »

Hi Vincent,
It broke up...so may not have anything to see for now. :)
The Boldly Go Where No Meade Has Gone Before
Captain, RSS Enterprise NCC1701R
United Federation of the Planets

User avatar
Airconvent
Super Moderator
Posts: 5628
Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:49 pm
Location: United Federation of the Planets

Re: New Comet Atlas

Post by Airconvent »

Another comet to watch, Comet Neowise. Due West NW on 22 Jul for the best view in the evening at an elevation of around 30deg. But likely challenging as towards build up Malaysia.

https://www.space.com/comet-neowise-jul ... ecast.html
The Boldly Go Where No Meade Has Gone Before
Captain, RSS Enterprise NCC1701R
United Federation of the Planets

Post Reply