richard bell http://wmuk.org en Better get out your binoculars, telescope for Comet PanSTARRS http://wmuk.org/post/better-get-out-your-binoculars-telescope-comet-panstarrs <p>The Comet PanSTARRS has been within view for about a week now, but the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society has been waiting for a weekend to plan their public watch party. K.A.S. President Richard Bell says a comet is basically a piece of ice and rock leftover from when the planets were formed.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 3177 at http://wmuk.org Better get out your binoculars, telescope for Comet PanSTARRS Watch or listen to the Geminid meteor shower Thursday and Friday night http://wmuk.org/post/watch-or-listen-geminid-meteor-shower-thursday-and-friday-night <p>The meteor shower will peak on the nights of December 13th and 14th. <a href="http://kasonline.org/">Kalamazoo Astronomical Society </a>President Richard Bell says the best time to start looking would be around 10pm until dawn.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 20:26:44 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 440 at http://wmuk.org Watch or listen to the Geminid meteor shower Thursday and Friday night