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    Re: Binocular comet
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2014 Dec 29, 13:58 -0800

    The folks at S&T have just added an updated article with more observing tips. They mention in this article that the comet is moving north across the sky at a rate of 2° per day so if you had these finder charts and for some reason you did not have data on the Moon, you as a navigator could use the comet's position to determine GMT within an hour or so. Not much use unless you've somehow lost the date --for example, you've been through a storm for a few days, you're exhausted, and you're not sure whether today is Monday or Tuesday.

    Frank Reed

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