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1 hour ago, 8472 said:

Great report, Pete.


I'm hope to see it with my 20x80s at some stage, but maybe it's gonna be a struggle with the current lunar cycle?


I guess we'll (or won't) see.


Yes, I think the moon is going to drown it out within a couple of days. ☹️


But at least, once the moon has moved away a bit after christmas it will be much higher. Just hope it stays bright.

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Had a nice half hour carol singing on the street with hot mince pies and hot mulled wine, raising money for cancer research. About 40 people turned up. 🙂


Then while still reasonably dark adapted, I got my 15x70s on the comet. Very easy to find to the left of Capella but quite starlike tonight, with little fuzzyness visible.

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