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Comet Pan-STARRS Visible With Naked Eye in Argentina


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Astrophotographer Luis Argerich of Buenos Aires, Argentina, took this photo of Comet Pan-STARRS taken on March 2, 2013. He writes: "Easy to see with the naked eye from rural locations."

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I haven't paid much attention (20+ hr days...).. any word on the possibility of N. Hemisphere visibility? I majored in Astronomy b/c of Comet Halley... The Number 1 thing i've wanted to see in the sky is a friggin comet and there's been squat since '67.. *cries*

Well you're in luck. 2013 should have three highly visible comets. Pan-STARRS will be visible in North America later this month, comet Lemmon in April or May, and comet ISON in the late fall may rival The Great Comet of 1680 (also known as Newton's comet). 

Definitely don't listen to anyone that looks like this:

Heavens gate comet

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