binocular comets

Catch Comet R4 ATLAS as it Nears Earth

Time to catch comet C/2020 R4 ATLAS… while you can.

1 year ago

Comet U6 Lemmon Brightens in July

Comet U6 Lemmon promises to be a fine binocular object at dusk.

2 years ago

Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: the ‘Lost Comet’ of Spring

Got clear skies? If you’re like us, you’ve been putting the recent pandemic-induced exile to productive use, and got out…

2 years ago

Catch Comet T2 PanSTARRS This Spring

Ready for the next great comet? First, the bad news. there is not (as of yet), a good naked eye…

2 years ago

Comet Encke Reemerges in the Dawn Sky

Miss out on Comet 45/P Honda-Mrkos-Padadušáková last month? We'll admit, it was fairly underwhelming in binoculars... but fear not, there's…

5 years ago

Preview: Comet 45P/Honda–Mrkos–Pajdušáková Brightens in December

Looking for a good binocular comet? Well, if luck is on our side, we should be getting our first looks…

6 years ago

Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina: A Preview for Act I

Live in (or planning on visiting) the southern hemisphere soon? A first time visitor to the inner solar system is…

7 years ago

Tales (Tails?) of Two Comets: Prospects for Q1 PanSTARRS & G2 MASTER

Did you catch the performance of Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy earlier this year? Every year provides a few sure bets…

7 years ago

Tales (Tails?) Of Three Comets

As the Chinese proverb says, “May you live in interesting times,” and while the promise of Comet ISON dazzling observers…

8 years ago

Get Set For Comet K1 PanSTARRS: A Guide to its Spring Appearance

Get those binoculars ready: an icy interloper from the Oort cloud is about to grace the night sky. The comet…

8 years ago