Thursday, January 11, 2007

There is a comet in the sky and if you live out west, you have no excuse not to see it.

Not bad looking huh? Thats what I thought to. So like get your ass out and see this thing. Why? How often do you see any celestial activity that is worth your time to stand in 20 degree weather? Answer, not that often. Here is a bit of the article I read on it with some first hand accounts...
When the sun sets tonight, go outside and look west. You may see the brightest comet in thirty years hanging just above the horizon. It's Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1).

Last night, "as the comet descended in the west, it turned reddish and seemed to glow very brightly--almost like a spark or ember. Awe inspiring!" reports Leslie Sheldon of Kanata, Ontario. "I can only imagine what it would look like in truly dark skies."

"After receiving a Space Weather alert on my cell phone, I drove straight to the highest point in the area," adds Sal Viviano of Washington, Michigan. Looking down at McNaught, he was rewarded by this "brief but beautiful" view:

If your interested, here is the article. Peace out amigos. Check out Comet McNaught. Yeah McNaught, like a fucking battleship from WWII. McNaught. Doesn't it sound like it gonna kick the shit out of someone?

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