Re: Hale_Bopp

Subject: Re: Hale_Bopp
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 01:27:21 -0600 (CST)

It should be.  You might want to check out QueTal in the Current Sky at		They have all the details about the eclipse 
and the comet viewing and great links for even more viewing.  jkc  Only 
problem with the lunar eclipse is it's on a Sunday night and not until 
10:30, so it's a little late for a school night for some.  jkc

On 02/24/97 12:42:43 you wrote:
>I saw Hale-Bopp for the second time here (Port Angeles WA) today!  It was
>great!  I am not a morning person however so I cannot inspire myself to
>drive the 5 short miles into Olympic National Park away from all of the
>city lights.  Hyakutake stretched all the way through the Dipper from there
>last year.  From my home Hale-Bopp still looked fuzzy to the naked eye this
>morning and I could view its tail with my binoculars.  Lasted only 15
>minutes however before the sunlight started glaring it out.
>We are holding a Star Party on March 13.  Hale-Bopp should be visible just
>after sunset, Mars rises just after sunset, and Saturn will be setting just
>after sunset.
>We are also hoping to have one for the partial eclipse on the 23rd.
>Anybody know if the eclipse will be visible from the NW corner of the US

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