Date: 7/16/20 5:52 am
From: Paul Evans <paulevansdo...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Comet NEOWISE
And of course you can report it to eComet...

Paul


On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 2:03 AM Robert O'Brien <baro...> wrote:

> Of course you can count C/2018 N1 (NEOWISE).
> You can add it to your comet city list, your comet county list, your comet
> state list, your comet ABA list, your comet life list. BUT not to your
> comet yard list because you walked across the street. That could come
> later though.
> You could even start moderating the statewide, annual, Oregon comet list.
> The sky is the limit!
>
> Anon.
>
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 11:36 PM Paul Sullivan <paultsullivan...>
> wrote:
>
>> At 10:30 PM Wed I went out to Sauter Rd, SW of McMinnville to get away
>> from city lights and found Comet C/2018 N1 (NEOWISE). It was below and to
>> the right a bit from the Big Dipper, in the NW sky, more than a fist-width
>> above the horizon.
>>
>>
>>
>> Once I knew where it was, I was able to spot it while driving back to
>> town by looking directly to my left from Hwy 18.
>>
>>
>>
>> Once at home I was able to walk across the street near my mailbox and
>> find a spot where trees were not in the way and I could see it.
>>
>>
>>
>> Well, it was flying in the sky and it had a white tail – does that count?
>>
>>
>>
>> Paul Sullivan
>>
> --
Paul Evans DO, LL.D (hon.), FACOFP

 
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