A gathering in the evening sky. Continue reading “Moon-Venus-Encke-Mars-Uranus congress”
Climbing northward out of the constellation Cancer is Continue reading “A second close-passing comet”
Encke’s Comet is swooping in, on the latest of its many returns.
The first bright comet of the year – not bright enough Continue reading “Comet with a name longer than its tail”
I got a phone call from New York. Bruce King Continue reading “Devices, 1: Star Hat”
Over the past thirteen days I’ve programmed for myself a way to use Continue reading “Comets of the near future”
– the comet that is now like a faint star close to brilliant Arcturus. Continue reading “More on Catalina”
Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) is now fairly easily findable in binoculars as it climbs from eastern Virgo into Boötes, and when several people remarked on this I remembered about Berenice’s Comet.
Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina will be at perihelion tomorrow, Nov. 15. —Please see note at end.
An interesting comet will be very near to Saturn this evening, which may help in finding it with a good telescopes or binoculars.