Comet PanSTARRS

If the weather ever clears up then there is a chance to see a bright comet over the next few weeks. See the chart below:

The chart shows the position of comet PannSTARRS over the next couple of weeks

The above chart shows the sky for 19:00UT on the 9th March 2013, with the trajectory of PanSTARRS overlaid on top of it.

You’ll need a good clear western horizon and a pair of binoculars. On the 13th there is a thin crescent Moon to the north of the comet:

PanSTARRS and the Moon on the 13th March 2013, 19:00UT.

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