If you need any excuse to step outside and enjoy a fabulous night (5/11), here
1. Lots of migrants passing over my house in South Burlington tonight, as of
9:30 PM, chipping, squeaking, & squawking.
2. Comet NEAT visible to the naked eye, better with binoculars. Look for the
bright star Procyon in the southwest sky, and the comet is a fuzzy spot to the
left and above, about one binocular field.
3. Four planets easily visible-- Venus, Mars, and Saturn lined up right-to left
in the western sky, and Jupiter overhead plus its four major moons visible with
What a great night!