Kliban by B. Kliban

Kliban

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  1. barticle35

    barticle35 said, 10 months ago

    If it gets too close we may have to bombet.

  2. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    I remember this one with great fondness.

  3. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Everyone knows the moon is made of cheese, Gromit.

  4. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 10 months ago

    Last comet one could see. Chemist across the street and I went out of town to a local butte to look at it through scopes.
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    I looked for this latest comet and never could see it, despite skies that are some of the darkest left in the U.S. (One thing our pollution regs have done is that for about 10 years, one can see star colors, not just white. Used to have field burning for several months and the smoke made it hard to see much at times.)

  5. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, 10 months ago

    We went to the Griffith Park Observatory (Los Angeles) to see it through their big telescope. It looked like a star with a bit of fuzz around it. Not as spectacular as the hype about it.

  6. JohnnyDiego

    JohnnyDiego said, 10 months ago

    He’s a poet and his feet show it.

    They’re Longfellows.

  7. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    “Dagnab it! You comets get out of my sky!”

  8. JohnDiFool

    JohnDiFool said, 10 months ago

    Only 48 more years.
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    I’ll be 99. Yeah, I’ll make it.

  9. LafInLarry

    LafInLarry GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @JohnDiFool

    I’m pretty sure I won’t be rocking around the clock then, as I’d be 114.

  10. RedSamRackham

    RedSamRackham said, 10 months ago

    “I love astronomy! It’s so … astronomical!” — Professor Irwin Corey☺

  11. boldyuma

    boldyuma said, 10 months ago

    Tis’ better to light one candle then to shake your fist

    and curse…..the comet..

  12. An Unscented Flower

    An Unscented Flower GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    Yikes, you seem bitter.. Perhaps the comet may feel the same about you too..?

  13. Gaijinrabbit

    Gaijinrabbit said, 10 months ago

    An old man’s bitter astronomy rap.

  14. bmonk

    bmonk said, 10 months ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    Not so. I saw the comets Hyakutake and Hale-Bopp in 1996—both were quiet glorious, and not too hard to see even with the naked eye. On the other hand, for us in the Northern Hemisphere at least, Halley in 1986 was quite dim. And I don’t suppose I will be around in 2061 to see it again.

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