Sunday, January 17, 2016

Tonight's Sky for January 17: Comet Catalina Meets the Big Dipper

Slowly-brightening Comet Catalina, estimated to be roughly at +6 magnitude, just inside the naked eye range for most people from a dark sky, will be a bit easier t o spot in the coming days thanks to the fact that it is very near the Big Dipper. As a visual, Spaceweather has a cool overlay map here.

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