Comet C/2011 L4 (Pan-STARRS): path across the stars
Comet C/2011 L4 (Pan-STARSS has reasonable chances to become a nice comet next March 2013. The map above shows its path across the stars from 1 March to 1 May, 2013.
The video below, covering the same time span, shows the comet path against the Sun, this making more evident the real, observing conditions.
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The star chart was plotted using TheSkyX Professional, by Software Bisque.
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