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Code Red
2002-Jan-09, 08:46 AM
Hi again to all the regulars - been a while since I've been on this board (spent the last few months living on a mountain in Chile, chanting matras and drinking beer). Anyway, back in the 'hood and keen to get my telescope out again in these fine, clear winter nights. Anything worth checking out at the moment? And a question from Mrs Red - are there any decent comets due in the next few years, or do we have to hang around until 2062 when Halley's comes back?

BTW, props to BA for the much improved message board. Nice to have something that loads in less than ten minutes...

ToSeek
2002-Jan-09, 01:50 PM
On 2002-01-09 03:46, Code Red wrote:
And a question from Mrs Red - are there any decent comets due in the next few years, or do we have to hang around until 2062 when Halley's comes back?


Try this site:

http://encke.jpl.nasa.gov/

Code Red
2002-Jan-09, 02:00 PM
Tks for the link - good stuff



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