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Astronomy Events 2013

Post by outdoor_lover » Dec 27 2012 1:46 pm

Looks like there may be some great excuses to do another HAZ Sky Gazing Event.... http://www.independent.co.uk/news/scien ... 31443.html
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Post by BEEBEE » Dec 27 2012 1:52 pm

Something to look forward to and looks like there will be plenty of time to plan
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Post by outdoor_lover » Dec 27 2012 6:58 pm

@BEEBEE According to the article, there will be another one before that...
Remarkably Ison might not be the only spectacular comet visible next year. Another comet, called 2014 L4 (PanSTARRS), was discovered last year and in March and April it could also be a magnificent object in the evening sky. 2013 could be the year of the great comets.
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Post by big_load » Mar 11 2013 7:38 pm

Outdoor Lover wrote:@BEEBEE According to the article, there will be another one before that...
Remarkably Ison might not be the only spectacular comet visible next year. Another comet, called 2014 L4 (PanSTARRS), was discovered last year and in March and April it could also be a magnificent object in the evening sky. 2013 could be the year of the great comets.
Has anyone in AZ seen this one yet? It's been too cloudy here. :(

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Post by outdoor_lover » Mar 11 2013 7:45 pm

I completely forgot. I'll have to start researching it some more and start looking for it! :D
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Post by big_load » Mar 11 2013 7:49 pm

Look near the moon right at sunset.

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Post by outdoor_lover » Mar 11 2013 8:07 pm

Found an article, I guess tomorrow night is the best chance we have....I may have to take a drive to somewhere.... :y:

http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013 ... asy-online
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Post by PaleoRob » Mar 11 2013 10:20 pm

Looked last night and got nothing. My wife got home from the hospital tonight so I was too busy getting stuff set up to go out into the desert and look. There'd probably be a pretty good picture from Horseshoe Bend of this comet, I'd suspect.
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Post by Dschur » Mar 12 2013 7:44 am

We have pictures of it from Sunday night... you have to look in binos is hard to see naked eye right now... is just to the left of where the sun sets just after it sets... will be near a cresent moon tonight.
http://www.universetoday.com/100619/upd ... ere-debut/

http://spaceweather.com/gallery/index.php?title=comet
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Post by Hippy » Mar 12 2013 8:00 am

Star gazing waaay upnorth would be nice for that...nudge nudge wink wink... :)

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Post by big_load » Mar 12 2013 10:50 am

@Dschur
Cool!

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Post by ASUAviator » Mar 12 2013 7:26 pm

I showed, it didnt [-(

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Post by Dschur » Mar 12 2013 9:01 pm

The comet tonight with the moon.
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Re: Astronomy Events 2013

Post by outdoor_lover » Mar 13 2013 10:11 am

Here's a Time Lapse taken from Southern AZ.....Pretty Cool!
http://vimeo.com/61596987
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Post by Digital_Sherpa » Mar 13 2013 1:18 pm

Here's a view taken Tuesday from the foothills of Las Sendas in east Mesa. This was about 20 minutes after sunset.
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Post by rwstorm » Mar 13 2013 1:41 pm

Sweet! :)
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Post by outdoor_lover » Mar 13 2013 1:41 pm

@Digital Sherpa
Perfect! : app : :worthy: :wlift:
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Post by Alston_Neal » Mar 13 2013 1:48 pm

Outdoor Lover wrote:@Digital Sherpa
Perfect! : app : :worthy: :wlift:
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Post by beterarcher » Mar 13 2013 6:18 pm

how about an astronomy label so we don't have to keep labeling things out there meteorology :?
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Post by beterarcher » Mar 13 2013 7:23 pm

I saw it, it was about a hands width almost directly below the Moon. take a look, you don't have much time left tonight.
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