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Fraser
2007-Jan-12, 01:53 AM
Bad Astronomer Phil Plait is raving about it, our forum is buzzing about it, and there seem to be stories and photographs and popping up everywhere. One of the brightest comets we've seen in decades is blazing across the night sky, but you've got to move fast if you want to see it. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/01/11/see-the-brightest-comet-in-30-years/)

chicagoastronomer
2007-Jan-12, 08:41 AM
Fellow Comet Lovers...

Comet McNaught was quite a sight from under Chicago skies, displaying the classic fan tail and very bright.


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/josephguzman/Comets/McNaught9a_filtered1.jpg

A full narrative and images can be found at the Chicago Astronomer:

http://tinyurl.com/ykxef2

This surprise comet was quite a treat!

Respectfully,

Cretney
2007-Jan-12, 10:08 AM
Any idea on how visible the comet is within the southern hemisphere particularly SOUTH AFRICA?

ArgoNavis
2007-Jan-12, 10:40 AM
the southern comets homepage

http://www.yp-connect.net/~mmatti/

GOURDHEAD
2007-Jan-12, 01:09 PM
How much material from a comet's tail is permanently lost to the comet?

parallaxicality
2007-Jan-12, 02:22 PM
There are times when I really hate being a Londoner...

ylenglishyami
2007-Feb-06, 12:54 PM
The picture of comet is very beautiful,but I live in a big city of China,because of the brightful light of the city,so I can not view the comet