Earthlings, pardon me for a moment while I address the species who will someday receive the Internet signals after passing through multiple galaxies, only to find this NewsCut post amid the clattering of cosmic noise.
Can your planetary system do this?
Now back to my friends on terra firma. This, of course, is the Pan-STARRS, which had its best night for viewing last night and Tuesday night, when it could be seen with the naked eye. It has appeared each night in the west a bit after sunset, but only for a bit.
Of course, most people in Minnesota couldn’t see it because of the clouds.
Wired.com has some more vids here.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.