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Comet Observations 17th & 18th May 2013

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  • Bomber2 Panther
    Comet Observations 17th & 18th May 2013 63P/ Wild 1 2013 May 17.45 UT; m1=12.6; Dia= 1.7’; DC= 2/3; 25cm L, f:5 (x83) [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
    Message 1 of 1 , May 17, 2013
      Comet Observations 17th & 18th May 2013

      63P/ Wild 1
      2013 May 17.45 UT; m1=12.6; Dia= 1.7’; DC= 2/3; 25cm L, f:5 (x83) [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Averted vision, Moonlight, does not enhance using Swan Band filter, transparency average and seeing average to poor. Comet was easily visible at x156.
      Comparison stars checked using TASS-4 data in Guide 9.0; Method= S; Cat= TA

      C/2013 E2 Iwamoto
      2013 May 17.73 UT; m1=13.1; Dia= 0.9’; DC= 1; 25cm L, f:5 (x83) [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Coma very small and diffuse, averted vision.
      Comparison stars checked using TASS-4 data in Guide 9.0; Method= S; Cat= TA

      C/2010 S1 LINEAR
      2013 May 17.74 UT; m1=13.0; Dia= 0.9’; DC= 3; 25cm L, f:5 (x83) [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Coma small, diffuse edges with slightly brighter core but not stellar, no tail, averted vision.
      Comparison stars checked using APASS data in Guide 9.0; Method= S; Cat= AQ

      246P/ NEAT
      2013 May 17.76 UT; m1=13.9; Dia= 0.5’; DC= 2; 25cm L, f:5 (x83) [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Very small coma, no tail, diffuse edges, bright diffused patch of light at centre, averted vision.
      Comparison stars checked using APASS data in Guide 9.0; Method= S; Cat= AQ

      C/2012 F6 Lemmon
      2013 May 17.77 UT; m1=7.1; Dia= 8.5’; DC= 5; 11x70 B [Chris Wyatt, Walcha, NSW, Australia]
      Coma diffuse, central condensation very broad, no tail recognisable although the coma appears elongated to SW.
      Comparison stars checked using Tycho-2 data in Guide 9.0; Method= M; Cat= TK
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