February 26, 2013
Starry Night planetarium software predicts Comet PanSTARRS and the crescent moon could look like this low in the western sky at 8 p.m. March 13. We’ll just have to wait and see whether that actually happens.
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Named for the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System atop Haleakala volcano on the island of Maui, Comet PanSTARRS is the first of a potential trifecta of bright comets coming in 2013.