(11-25-2015, 01:05 AM)Coolchick Wrote:(11-25-2015, 12:41 AM)Octo Wrote: Umm, I'm not very good at identifying stars, but I know a few constellations like the big dipper, ursa minor and orion's belt. So I'd locate the star in relation to the known stars and try to find it on a star map.
i know.. i would do that too but we cant see many.
we has no stargasms here too many city lights where we are.
its a tragedy i tellya :(
so i cant see any others around. this one, it is extremely sparkly.. like it spits out little sparks.. very bright..
i just wish i could find a sat locator kinda site.. where you can put in where you are and what direction it is in the winter sky..
that kind of thing
but i cant find one.
There is a comet under the feet of Libra as we speak. That's in all likelihood what you are seeing.
Others have been reporting the same thing. I was reading about it the other day,,, let me see if I can find a link...