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Re: Comet

At 10:13 AM 3/21/96 -0800, you wrote:

Just to include some "physics", has anyone viewed the comet that is now
visible? If so, what power binoculars is required?

I viewed it last night, from my front yard. It is naked-eye visible
near the eastern horizon (about 10:00 P.M. CST). It's impresively large
(full-moon size) but still dim. Averted vision works best to see it
with the naked eye. My binoculars didn't give much more detail, just
a fuzzy coma and no particular tail, at least not under the light conditions
I had last night. I plan to go to some darker skies tonight if it is clear.
Stanley J. McCaslin Inet:
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