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12-31-2012, 12:22 AM
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Originally Posted by ddawg1950 View Post
Yeah, just once, even.
Hale-Bopp was pretty good... I remember seeing it with no magnification for several days in early 1997...


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Originally Posted by Holden Caulfield View Post
IDK, I'm good with those massive balls of ice and rock that can end the world (sure did the Dinosaurs in real well), of which we have no way of stopping and fail to even track plenty of them, staying far away from the Earth...
a comet's appearance to viewers on earth has less to do with how close it is to earth than its position in relation to the sun....

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