Well, excuse me but my photos are for identification purposes only and my photo clearly (or sort of) shows a comet with a tail. Ergo, it should be accepted as a Yamhill County record... possibly the *first* Yamhill County record of Comet Neowise. Hmmph.
Linda Fink in comet country (and I heard a Barred Owl while watching the comet. So there.)
On 7/17/2020 11:34 PM, Robert O'Brien wrote: > Just as well Paul won't be moderating the statewise Comet List. > I've learned through back channels that all such comet lists will be > rigorously monitored by the */All New/* *US Space Force* as an official > duty. > And they have a really tough review committee. I doubt Linda's photos > would constitute an accepted record Maybe Ed McVicar's? > Bob OBrien > > > > On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 10:33 PM Paul Sullivan > <paultsullivan...> <mailto:<paultsullivan...>> wrote: > > Bob,____ > > __ __ > > Tonight I found the Comet from my backyard patio, just outside my > kitchen door. So I can say, “Yard Comet !”____ > > __ __ > > As for moderating a statewide list, I say “No Comet”____ > > __ __ > > Paul Sullivan____ > > __ __ > > *From:*Robert O'Brien [mailto:<baro...> <mailto:<baro...>] > *Sent:* Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:59 AM > *To:* Paul Sullivan <paultsullivan...> > <mailto:<paultsullivan...>> > *Subject:* Re: [obol] Comet NEOWISE____ > > __ __ > > 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...> <mailto:<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____ >