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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:56 pm 
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Comet C/2018 V1 currently close to Porrima in Virgo. Reported visible in 56mm binoculars :

https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astrono ... 2th-comet/

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:42 am 
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Location: Portslade, Sussex Lat 50deg 51min Long 0deg 13mins West
I was observing Venus + Spica this morning, 13/11/18 at 0600 from the window and 0700 from the garden....If I had read this message a couple of hours sooner I would have had a stab at finding this comet!! Will try next clear morning! Regards maf.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:00 am 
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Where do these people live that they can see the sky, not Wales, Rain rain rain

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:24 am 
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Location: Portslade, Sussex Lat 50deg 51min Long 0deg 13mins West
In answer to your question Skyhawk, Sussex, the land of the South Saxons! regards maf.


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