Comet C/2011 L4 (Pan-STARRS): path across the stars

C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs): star chart
C/2011 L4 (Pan-STARRS): star chart

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.

The star chart was plotted using TheSkyX Professional, by Software Bisque.

 

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