Obscured by Clouds. The rough and ready blog of a cloud benighted biologist and amateur astronomer. Astroblog will cover my interests in astronomy, biology and Life, the Universe and Everything.
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Comet M4 Swan in Outburst.
Comet M4 Swan is in outburst, and is currently magniude 4.5, visible to the unaided eye. See spaceweather.com for spotters maps and details. Unfortunately, it is visible only in the northern hemisphere. See here, here and here for recent images. This is also a great video here.