Vis Obs - C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)
I visually observed C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) on February 24. The Moon was 12 days old and the comet was low in the SW late twilight – so a bit of a challenge to get a mag estimate...
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C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)
2013 Feb. 24.32 UT: m1=about 3.0, Dia.= ~5', DC=5, Tail=20' in PA of 173˚, 15 x 70 B...John Drummond, (Gisborne, New Zealand) [Comet PANSTARRS easy to see in dusk. Nice coma and medium tail. Comparison stars - Alpha, Gamma, Delta PSA (mags 1.2, 4.2, 4.5). Comet 4 degrees altitude in the SW. Clear, bright 12 day Moon, twilight sky.]
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Feb. 24.33, ~3.0, 5' (John Drummond, Gisborne, New Zealand), 15 x 70 B;
An image I took at the same time can be seen at...
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