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Binocular comet - 26.1.2023 at 21.45 - 26.1.2023 at 22.00 Mäntyharju Observation number 111613

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Markku Siljama, Ursa (Etelä-Suomi)

The crescent moon in the southwestern sky illuminated the thin haze in the sky, so it was not visible with the naked eye. With 10x50 binoculars, the comet was visible as a colorless haze ball. The comet's distance is 51 million kilometers.

1. comet in the middle sky

2nd explanation, Big and Little Bear

3 and

The weather is a few degrees below freezing, weak wind, somewhat like spring..

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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Binocular comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2022 E3 ZTF
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