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View Full Version : Comet Jacques Brightens Rapidly, Heads North



Fraser
2014-Apr-08, 03:50 PM
We’ve got a hot comet on our hands. Comet Jacques*barely cracked magnitude +11 at the time of its March 13 discovery, but just three weeks later, amateur astronomers have already spotted it in large binoculars at magnitude +9.5. Expert comet observer Michael Mattiazzo, who maintains the Southern Comets Homepage,*predicts that if Comet Jacques continues its […]

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