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Bright comets in Christmas time

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Looks like we're able to see a couple of bright mag 7, 8 comets in the long holiday, weather permit:hello2:

1. 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova: An evening comet visible in binoculars

This comet begins the month in Sagittarius at magnitude 12.0. Look for a 2.5' coma. It should brighten very rapidly, as bright as 7th magnitude by month's end, when it will be in Capricornus

2.  C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE): A northern hemisphere morning comet visible in small telescopes

This comet begins the month in Canes Venatici at magnitude 11.3. Look for a 3' coma. It should brighten rapidly, as bright as 8th magnitude by month's end, when it will be in Ophiuchus.

According to  http://cometchasing.skyhound.com/

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I'm looking forward to these, I've had no luck finding any comets this year. I'm hoping for a repeat of last New Year's Eve, when I got home at 3am, found the skies were clear, so I grabbed my binos and bagged a couple of comets! I'll be interested to see what happens to Comet Johnson next year, it'll be at its closest to Earth in June 2017, and it's reckoned it could get down to just below mag 7 - https://theskylive.com/c2015v2-info

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