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    Default C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight



    Hello all,

    that's my 1st binocular comet in 2019, seen in Leo through the 10x70 Nikon Astroluxe at 22:10 local time,
    and the first comet my Astroluxe has seen!

    A fairly bright cotton ball, somehow reminding the Wirtanen in 2018, and a bit larger - my feeling.

    Now I am drinking glass of Remi Martin, and listening to Diana's 75th birthday show on one1 channel.

    What a night,

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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Hi JG,

    What a nice treat - the binoculars, the worthy first light, and the Remy.

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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Excellent JG! A great observation and topped off by the Remi Martin. Congrats!
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Congrats on bagging that comet, JG!
    Sound like you are having a great evening.
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    A very nice night JG! Once you've experienced a fulfilling observing experience, you deserve to reward yourself.
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Certainly a reward is in order!
    Great catch JG. Feels great, doesn’t it?
    Enjoy it sir!

    Thanks,
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Congratulations on the comet, JG!
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Congrats on the comet JG.
    You know how to live, I need to start taking notes.
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Wonderful binocular work JG!
    Bravo.
    Thank you for the share.
    Enjoy the RM and the show. :-)
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    Default Re: C 2018 Y1 Iwamoto through the binoculars tonight

    Hello all,

    and thank you for the very kind words, not sure if I deserve them.

    Yes, It has been a great night.
    We have been watching the Grammys 2019 on one1, and in between, I have been checking the skies for the comet.
    And finally, after Diana Ross singing, the skies have cleared over Bavaria, what a night, I won't forget.

    Clear skies,

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