Comet PanSTARRS Binocular Pictures

I finally had a clear western sky at sunset and drove a mile to an elevated spot that was clear of trees on the western horizon to get some pictures.  I used my Barska 15X60 binoculars (on a tripod) and my iPhone5 to snap these pictures so they aren’t the best but I plan to bring my telescope later in the week to get some better pictures.

Go to Sky and Telescope to get help locating this comet and you’ll need binoculars.  I found that the comet was visible with the naked eye but it helped to use averted vision to see it unaided.  Go to Space Weather to see some much better photographs of this beautiful comet that will only be around for another 10 days.





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