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Old 15-08-2015, 08:04 PM
SpaceTas (Stefan)
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Location: Hobart Tasmania
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Comet Catalina c2013 U10

Last night 14-15 Aug 2015 around midnight i found comet C2013 U10 Catalina. It was obvious in an 8" dob at low power. However it was not visible through the finder. The coma was fairly condensed, and there was a definite broad elongation 1/8 deg long. There was no sign of a nucleus. I could see 2 faints stars behind the coma.
There could we have been high cloud about.

The prediction of 7th mag is about right.

It high up early on, and circumpolar... at least from Hobart.
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