View Full Version : Catching Up With Comet Yi-SWAN

2009-Apr-14, 05:20 PM
Now that the Moon is out of the early evening sky, far northern observers are out in force hunting down Comet C/2009 Yi-SWAN… and it’s there! In 10X50 binoculars it appears like a very faint, small globular cluster, but definitely has the signature of a comet in a 4.5″ telescope. Surprisingly enough, it’s [...]

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Blue Fire
2009-Apr-15, 07:00 PM
If it's seeable with 10x50 binocs, then I'll be out there trying to locate it since I've only got 12x50 binocs, until I get my Galileoscope that is. Yup, that's right, I'm an original poor-man astronomer. :)