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Old 2020-03-31, 21:26   #1
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Default Comet Atlas could be brightest in decades

Comet Atlas could be the brightest comet in decades | TheNextWeb

I still have fond memories of Hyakutake and Hale-Bopp - if it brightens anywhere near either of those, it'll be spectacular.

Timing makes sense, too -- there are many historic examples of a Year of the Comet coinciding with a Year of the Plague.

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Old 2020-03-31, 22:03   #2
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I heard about it yesterday for the first time and captured it on the same evening. Here is the result:
I really hope it reaches naked eye visibility at the end of the month (and preferably a more detailed tail).

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Old 2020-03-31, 22:44   #3
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Comets are like cats.
They normally have a tail and do what they want.
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