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    Comet Pan-STARRS: online, live observing session: 16 Mar. 2013

    ** Comet Pan-STARRS online, LIVE observation here! **

    C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs): star chart
    C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs): star chart

    We have been waiting it for more than one year, now the waiting is over: comet C/2011 L4 Pan-STARRS is here. The Virtual Telescope is proud to offer a live, online observing session to share this comet with the world.

    The online, free event is scheduled for 16 March 2013, at 17:00 UT. To join, you just need to enter, at that date and time, our live webTV page here!

     

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    7 Responses to “Comet Pan-STARRS: online, live observing session: 16 Mar. 2013”

    • Gerard says:

      Gianluca, Panstarrs is already at magnitude 1 and getting
      brighter,with a nice fan tail. The VT should have a couple
      of evenings of observing Panstarrs , as this is designated
      the year 2013 as the Year of the Comets!

    • Marcel says:

      In Deutschland sind hier an der Ostsee noch viel zu viele Wolken aber ab morgen soll es dann endlich schön werden und Komet Panstarrs sichtbar sein :-)

    • Christian says:

      Gianluca, Germany is ready for your Live-Show of PANSTARRS. tahnk you for your offer! http://www.ison-komet.de/virtual-telescope-komet-panstarrs-live-am-15-maerz-2013/

    • William says:

      This will be a great chance for my Grandson and Granddaughters to get immersed in astronomy and prep them for our new Celestron 8″ telescope.

    • Tom Roberts says:

      Hi Gianluca,
      I’ve been looking due west near to the moon 40 minutes after sunset but I still can’t see the comet, I really want to see it. When is the last time I’ll be able to see it from Sheffield in the UK?

      Tom

      • Gianluca Masi says:

        we still have several days to see it. Be sure to locate the right spot in the sky. Scan the area with a binocular, it may helps. Good luck!

    • Glenn says:

      I missed Halebop, Halley was a wash out and now there are too many clouds from the west to see Pan-starrs. The U.S. is lousy for many things and it seems astronomical events are no exception. EVERY time there is a comet or meteor shower the weather sucks and I miss it. I am going to keep trying for Pan-starrs until it’s too faint but maybe I will be able to see the one in November.

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