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Comet Ikeya-Seki, 1965f, as seen in 7x50 binoculars. Field 7d.
Position: a: 12h35'; d –5°0' approx.
(Could not hazard a guess at magnitude because of uneven haze.)

St. Catherines, Ont.

Observer: Hugh Maclean
October 28, 1965
05:40 hrs E.S.T.
Tail - Approx. 20° in length.
Head not seen clearly—much haze near horizon. Tail visible 10 or 15 minutes before head appeared in morning twilight. Tail looked like a faint searchlight beam.