DIAGRAM: Spot comet Pan-STAARS

March 13, 2013 | 5:32 p.m. CDT
Located about 30 million miles from the sun, comet Pan-STAARS can be best seen in the west, as close to the horizion as possible. Experts recommend looking for the comet 30 minutes after sunset. The diagram below shows how to best locate the comet with the naked eye in the month of March.

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