Saturday, February 7, 2009

How to Find Comet Lulin:

Follow the link below to SkyandTelescope.com where you can find out how to see Comet Lulin. I haven't been out to look yet, so let me know what you see.

Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin), discovered in July 2007, is the highlight comet of this season. It's predicted to reach about 5th magnitude in late February, and as of early February it's easily visible in binoculars if you have good viewing conditions. Here is the full article with downloadable PDF maps:

SkyandTelescope.com - Observing Highlights - Catch Winter's Comet Lulin

Click here for more information on Comet Lulin. APOD has some more recent pics.

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