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The comet Neowise
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The comet Neowise
Has anyone gone out to see the comet?  We drove down to the Columbia river where there aren't as many lights and saw it last night.  They say it's visible to the naked eye but I guess my eyes are wearing clothes because I couldn't see it that way, I had to use binoculars. It's pretty cool.  I think's it'll be up there for another day or two. 

Weird name though.  

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/how-to-see-comet-neowise/

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I haven’t seen it, but would’ve loved to. I love stargazing, astronomy etc.
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I haven't gone out to see it but I've seen some amazing photos taken by locals. I believe it's going to be visible to us earthlings until the end of July or so.
I remember the Hale-Bopp comet in the late 90s. It's a neat feeling to look up and realize how tiny and insignificant we really are.

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Find the Big Dipper, then look below the northernmost star of that, about halfway to the horizon. I will go confirm that position tonight. I could tell it was not a star, but could not really appreciate the tail without binoculars.
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I have a 4 foot long mailing tube that my photographic binoculars may fit in. I'll have to check it out, as that long a tube will cut a lot of the sky glow down.
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I have gone out, but I haven't (with certainty) seen it naked eye. There's a very good chance it's in one of the RAW files on my camera. Fingers crossed.
"Aliens?  Us?  Is this one of your Earth jokes?"  -- Kro-Bar, The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
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any old binoculars will do. I am using some really old small ones.
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We've been pretty overcast in the evenings here lately.
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