> > I've been unable to Google current ephemerides for the various
> > fragments of 73P -- only "73P." If anyone has found a page with daily
> > positions I would be pleased to learn of it.
> > I'm also unable (without ephemerides) to determine angular separation
> > between major fragments.
> Here ya go:
> Scroll down to just prior to the Finder charts and there's a link that
> ought to take care of ya.
Most helpful, thank you. I'll post here in the unlikely event I get a
pic worth looking at. (Actually, I got a decent pic of what I believe
[from its brightness] to be fragment B in the wee hours of 04/26, but I
want more, more. I think I can confirm which fragment it was via some
I'm not a regular comet hunter/observer -- just hoping to get some pix
/early/ Monday A.M. Comet observers seem to be a different breed -- I
scoured the "CometObs" Yahoo group in addition to other web sites and
learned that they have a particular reporting format that I'm certain
meets /their/ needs. It gives a great description of the various
components /without/ giving their sky coordinates. Huh!? But their
shtick seems to be the use of binoculars, rendering RA and Dec
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