Get Ready to Spot Comet Lulin

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    Get ready for the night of the comet.

    Comet Lulin, a strange, backward-traveling, greenish-hued ball of ice and gas, will make its closest approach to Earth on the evening of Monday, Feb. 23.

    It'll still be 38 million miles away, but should be visible with the naked eye in dark locations, and with binoculars or a telescope in more lit-up locations



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    Thanks guys
     
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    Bah. I hate living in the city, we can't see shit in the sky.
     
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    We must stop that comet ! Just trust me--it will cause problems for our great grand children. :eek:
     
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    Very cool. I love stuff like this, it's amazing how much we DON'T know about the Universe. I am always in awe even just staring at the stars at night.
     
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    Crap, does this mean I have to get up early?
     
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    Actually, you'd be surprised at how much we do know about the universe, it's physics that we are still in the dark about.
     
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    Wear special glasses or you will be blinded.
     
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