Asteroid 2012 DA14

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21h00UT. Currently observing 99% cloud cover. Not even the Moon can be seen through this muck :(
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Clouded out here on the south coast also :(
Not even a glimpse of the asteroid.
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I was clouded out until about 21:30. Ursa Major wasn't very well positioned for me either. I tried from the top of the garden with my 15x70 bins but a light mist combined with the light pollution probably would have meant the need for my scope to stand a good a chance of seeing it.
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We spent an hour and a half chasing gaps in the cloud, all of which appeared in the wrong place, although some around 21:30 were tantalisingly close. Oh well, better to have tried....
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Clouded out here in Hertfordshire all night. Done a dry run on Thurs night lovely clear sky. :D
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Oh dear, thought some one would have bagged it
Total cloud out here too
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Here are some images I took in Normandy last night. We got clouded out at 20-30 UT.

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Glad somebody saw it,total cloud here in Cheltenham as well
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Nice one, David! Well done 8)
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