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Monday, 19 April 2010

[CometChasing] Digest Number 726

Comet Chasing
1. Comet 81P  Brightest in the Sky From: Dennis Persyk
 Comet 81P  Brightest in the Sky
Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:26 pm (PDT)
Comet 81P in Virgo is the brightest comet in the sky right now. It is approximately magnitude 8.9 and has a broad diffuse fan tail extending some 15-20 arc minuets. My images and supporting data are here
and I hope you will take a look.
Clear skies,
Dennis Persyk
Igloo (Now Roll-Off) Observatory Home Page
Hampshire, IL
Good Clear Skies
Colin James Watling
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)

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