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Observed comet 46P/Wirtanen tonight, a wispy fuzz through giant binocs, but could also see it naked eye averted. Just below the Pleiades.

Unless it gets a lot brighter, you’ll need a really dark sky and binocs to find it.

Bonus: caught a Geminid meteor wiz right into it.


https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/observing-news/comet-46p-wirtanen-and-moon/

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