Star Date Susitna 12-6-2015

Earth & Beyond author Kathleen Fleming presents Stardate Susitna.

 

Venus at 6am GMT on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) rapidly heads north through the constellation Virgo, crossing the border into Boötes on Christmas Eve. It passes within ½ degree of the brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere — magnitude +0.1 Arcturus — on the morning of New Year’s Day 2016. The positions shown are for 06h UT on the stated date. 

Comet Catalina

Comet Catalina

 

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