Nov 10th: Comet Wirtanen

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Podcaster: Rob Sparks 

NOAO-365Title: Comet Wirtanen

Organization: NOAO

Links: ; @NOAONorth;;;

Description: Comet 46P Wirtanen is about to make its closest approach to Earth since its discovery in 1948. Hear how to get outside and see the potentially naked eye comet!

Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the Education and Public Outreach (EPO) group at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) and works on the Galileoscope project (, providing design, dissemination and professional development. He blogs at

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