New England North West's amateur astronomers in awe as Comet Leonard lights up night sky, visible across region after sunset

Caitlin Reid
By Caitlin Reid
Updated January 10 2022 - 12:54am, first published January 4 2022 - 11:00pm
Astronomy club members have been photographing the comet from their backyards but also with the large 34 inch Hewitt camera at the astronomy centre. Photo: Gareth Gardner

CHRISTMAS came early for the region's amateur astronomers this year, with a rare comet lighting up the night sky.

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Caitlin Reid

Caitlin Reid

Journalist

Caitlin Reid is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader, focussing on a range of topics including Tamworth Regional Council, education, property and entertainment. To get in touch, email caitlin.reid@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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