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Last chance to see Comet Catalina in your lifetime December 28, 2015

Posted by Al Philipson in Meanderings.

comet catalina image courtesy of Science AlertOver the next few weeks, one of the most beautiful comets we’ve ever discovered, Comet Catalina, will pass by Earth in what’s expected to be its first and only visit to the inner Solar System.

Its closest flyby for those in the Northern Hemisphere will be on January 17, 2016, but it should be visible with telescope or binoculars on New Year’s Day if your sky cooperates.

For the complete story: http://www.sciencealert.com/new-year-s-eve-is-the-only-chance-to-see-comet-catalina-in-your-lifetime



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