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Comet Obs 8th & 9th Jan 2013

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    Comet Observations 8th / 9th January 2013 C/2012 K5 LINEAR 2013 Jan 08.47 UT; m1=8.0; Dia= 7.7’; DC= 3; 11x70 B [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia] Coma
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 8, 2013
      Comet Observations 8th / 9th January 2013

      C/2012 K5 LINEAR
      2013 Jan 08.47 UT; m1=8.0; Dia= 7.7’; DC= 3; 11x70 B [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Coma diffuse, broad inner coma slightly brighter than edges, tail not visible, close to bright star.
      Comparison stars checked using Tycho-2 data in Guide 9.0; Method= S; Cat= TK

      C/2012 F6 Lemmon
      2013 Jan 08.67 UT; m1=7.5; Dia= 16’; DC= 4/5; 7x50 B [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Coma diffuse, fainter at edges, appears slightly elongated to SW, bright inner middle third of coma tapering in brightness to the edges, no tail.
      Comparison stars checked using Tycho-2 data in Guide 9.0; Method= M; Cat= TK

      C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS
      2013 Jan 08.71 UT; m1=8.4; Dia= 4.3’; DC= 5/6; 11x70 B [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Moonlight, no tail, coma small, faint stellar central condensation visible in periods of good seeing, low altitude.
      Comparison stars checked using Tycho-2 data in Guide 9.0; Method= M; Cat= TK
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