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Thursday, April 4

Comet Panstarrs & M31

Dragging myself out of bed at 3am to photograph the comet was well worth the effort.

The mornings have been so still and clear and the comet has been steadily inching closer to the M31 galaxy in Andromeda.  I found the best time to observe was between 3.30 and 5am.

The weather looks like it's taken a turn for the worse from this weekend, so your last chance to get a good view of the pair may well be on Friday night / Saturday morning.


1 comment:

  1. Will McAllister11:55 am

    Fantastic shot. After being the one to point this coming together out to Chris at the last meeting, I was disappointed to find on April the 4th (and 3rd and 5th for that matter) the sky completely covered in cloud.