Taken by Mike Broussard on December 2, 2018 @ Perry, Louisiana, USA
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Comet Wirtanen on Dec 2, 2018, 03:49 UT. 40x120 sec @ ISO 3200, IDAS-LPS, Canon T3, Televue TV-85 at F/5.6.

It is as big as the Moon already and it still has a couple of weeks before closest approach. I could barely see it with averted vision naked eye and only when it was in the darkest section of the sky. I hope that does not mean it will just spread that dimness across a larger area the closer it gets to us, but I am thinking it might.
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As big as the moon is a relative thing, Mike.
Posted by HDT 2018-12-03 10:21:20
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