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Green asteroid?.

Discussion in 'Astronomy & Astrophotography' started by Britchick, Jun 17, 2010.

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    Did I read there is going to be one that can be seen soon?
     
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    Hmm I'll have a look but by an large comets look green on photographs and to the naked eye, I have a feeling one is brightening
     
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    I think I heard it on the radio, due to be at it's best on June 22nd
     
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    think this might be what they are talking about

    its not that bright - should see it with Bins but :fingers: it will brighten

    Comet C/2009 R1 McNaught
     
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    Where will I be able to see it?
     
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    The kink should take you to a map of the sky. West at sunset. If I can find it I'll let you know


    Clouded out here tonight
     
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    Sorry didn't click on it! It's clearing up here
     

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