16 Jan 2016

How to find comet Catalina 16 - 21 Janaury

Comet Catalina is now high in the sky passing close to 'The Plough.' It is shining at Magnitude 5 and now slowly fading as it moves away from us back into the depths of space from where it came. Binoculars will show the comet nicely, and it makes an ideal target for photograph. 
 


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A 1 degree field of Catalina for 19 Janaury at 00h UT
Here is data to allow you to locate comet Catalina on a star chart.
 
 

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