[email protected] wrote:
> I went out last night at 2am, after 3 hours sleep. I had no problem
> seeing the stars in Hercules, but I could not find SW3. I am using
> 7x35 binoculars. There was no cloud cover, but I am not sure about air
> pollution or haze. There is a large city to my east (that is why I had
> to wait 'til 2:00, so it was overhead away from the lights).
> 1. Did anybody see the comet last night?
> 2. What can I do differently to see it myself?
It' pretty subtle in binoculars. It is not prominent (to me) in
15x70s...if I weren't looking for it I'd have passed over it I think.
That said, it was beautiful this past weekend from Chiefland where I
got a very nice look at it via C8 and Stellacam II. ;-)
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