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Old 09-09-2015, 08:31 AM
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Tinderboxsky (Steve)
I can see clearly now ...

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Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Kingston TAS
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I used the same star hop myself last night when fine high cloud cleared at about 10pm. Catalina was just visible in my 8x50 finder and a fine sight in my 140 mm refractor. The coma was bright with some condensation towards the central spot. A very faint diffuse short tail was visible in moments of better seeing. The comet was set against a pretty star field.

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