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Old 12-14-2018, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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If you have a pair of binoculars, there's a nice comet visible in the evening sky right now: Comet 46P/Wirtanen. If you live under a very dark rural sky, it's actually a naked-eye object currently, but you can see it easily in binoculars even in a mildly light-polluted sky. Right now it's in the constellation Taurus. Here's where you can find it: sky map for Coment 46P/Wirtanen. As the moon gets brighter, the comet will be harder to spot, so see it now!

Bonus: you may also see some good meteors. The Geminid meteor shower peaked yesterday, but meteors from that shower will be visible for several more nights.
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