Ephemeris: Nov 13/14
RA 14h 22.3m
Dec -19º 49'
This image of the Mag +6.8 comet was taken on 10 October. I refer to it as ‘The Christmas Comet’ since it will be a lovely sight in the night sky visible from the northern hemisphere over the Christmas season.
© 2015 Gerald Rhemann
Top Image Data: 2015 October 10 18.15 UT, LRGB 12/5/5/5 min., ASA 12"f/3.6 Astrograph, FLI ML 8300, Farm Tivoli,Namibia, Remote.
1 Oct 2015
1SSD Field 4X3.2 degrees.
Orientation North top., West right of image.
Discovery Date: October 31, 2013. Magnitude +18.6 mag. Discoverer
R. A. Kowalski (Catalina Sky Survey).