Re: faint but very close comet rendezvous
- Hi again,
I tried imaging of the close rendezvous of 244P and P/2013 A3 on May 2, 2013 with my biggest scope.
Here is the result.
It was impossible for me to detect the darker one at expected magnitude 21.1 with the scope.
--- In email@example.com, Seiichi Yoshida <comet@...> wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> Very close rendezvous events between 244P and P/2013 A2, and 184P and
> 133P, will happen in early May, although these comets are very faint.
> 2013 May 2 14h UT 0.032 deg ( 1.9 arcmin)
> 244P/2010 Q1 ( Scotti ) 09h08m.6 +17o30' 18.5 mag
> P/2013 A2 ( Scotti ) 09h08m.6 +17o29' 20.6 mag
> 2013 May 4 21h UT 0.038 deg ( 2.3 arcmin)
> 184P/Lovas 2 22h22m.4 -09o33' 17.9 mag
> 133P/(7968) Elst-Pizarro 22h22m.4 -09o31' 20.9 mag
> For further rendezvous events, please see:
> Best regards,
> Seiichi Yoshida