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Comet fever strikes

March 2013: All eyes will be on the western sky after sunset to see whether Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) puts on a great performance.
RELATED TOPICS: COMETS | COMET PANSTARRS | OBSERVING
Comet-McNaught

All eyes will be on the western sky after sunset to see whether Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) puts on a great performance. This visitor from the solar system’s depths promises to be the brightest comet in six years. By March’s second week, PANSTARRS should be a fine binocular object and could appear bright to naked eyes.

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