August 23, 2017

On the Hunt for Comet C/2012 F6 Lemmon.

Comet Lemmon (arrowed) passes through

the Southern Cross on January 20th.

Photo by Luis Argerich. Used with permission.

Astronomy in 2013 already has one great thing going for it; the potential for several bright comets. While the astro-pundits debate the potential for comets C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS later this Spring and C/2012 S1 ISON later this year, we’d like to turn your attention southward to what could become the first naked eye comet of 2013. [Read more...]