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Posted 17 October 2019 - 02:46 PM

This is more interesting than the rock that flew by a while ago. Wow, this one is an Interstellar icy comet.. life must be out there!

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Posted 17 October 2019 - 05:09 PM

Has anyone estimated how bright it will be when it passes in Dec? i.e, will it be visible in a hobbyist level scope?



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Posted 17 October 2019 - 06:03 PM

^ I do hope so. Simply for the philosophical reasons such an object would be amazing to lay one's eyes upon...even just barely detect with averted vision...something...


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Posted 17 October 2019 - 06:10 PM

^ I do hope so. Simply for the philosophical reasons such an object would be amazing to lay one's eyes upon...even just barely detect with averted vision...something...


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Posted 18 October 2019 - 07:10 PM

I hear it is supposed to be near Jupiter on closest approach that's pretty close. I hope they take Spectra


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