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Old 09-01-2011, 01:51 PM
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Comet Obs Nov/Dec 2010 & 1st Jan 2011

103P Hartley 2

2010 Nov 13.63 UT; m1= 6.6; Dia= 11'; DC= 5; 25cm L, f:5 (x39)
No tail, coma large and circular, edges diffuse, gradual brightening to centre, central condensation not stellar.
Comp Star= TYC 4828-2768-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Nov 14.65 UT; m1= 6.9; Dia= 20'; DC= 2/3; 7x50B
No tail, coma broad and elongated to North.
Comp Star= TYC 5400-4701-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Dec 11.53 UT; m1= 7.7; Dia= 20'; DC= 1/2; 7x50 B
No tail.
Comp Star= TYC 5987-216-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Dec 12.53 UT; m1= 8.3; Dia= 9.6'; DC= 4; 25cm L, f:5 (x39)
No tail, coma shows small central condensation with a bar-like feature extending West within the coma, outer coma appears offset to the North.
Comp Star= TYC 5983-487-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ


2010 Dec 12.54 UT; m1= 7.5; Dia= 10'; DC= 1; 7x50 B
No tail, coma diffuse.
Comp Star= TYC 5987-3116-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ


2010 Dec 14.52 UT; m1= 8.0; Dia= 17'; DC= 2; 7x50 B
No tail, coma slightly condensed.
Comp Star= TYC 5987-1775-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Dec 15.54 UT; m1= 7.5; Dia= 15'; DC= 2; 7x50 B
No tail, coma diffuse.
Comp Star= TYC 5987-557-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Dec 29.48 UT; m1= 8.4; Dia= 8.5'; DC= 3; 25cm L, f:5 (x39)
No tail, coma diffuse.
Comp Star= TYC 5969-974-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Dec 30.48 UT; m1= 9.5; Dia= 5.5'; DC= 3; 25cm L, f:5 (x39)
Coma appears smaller than the last observation, background stars in coma.
Comp Star= TYC 5965-17-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ

2010 Dec 31.46 UT; m1= 9.2; Dia= 6'; DC= 2/3; 25cm L, f:5 (x39)
Coma diffuse.
Comp Star= TYC 5965-580-1; Method= S; Cat= TJ







C/2009 P1 Garradd

2010 Nov 25.43 UT; m1= 13.2; Dia= 0.8'; DC= 3; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, coma small and diffuse, slight central condensation appearing using averted vision.
Comp Star= GSC-7491-0203; Method= S; Cat= HS

2010 Dec 29.44 UT; m1= 13.8; Dia= 1.2’; DC= 2/3; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, diffuse, visible with averted vision in good seeing.
Comp Star= GSC-6960-1847; Method= S; Cat= HS

2010 Dec 31.44 UT; m1= 13.0; Dia= 1.1’; DC= 1/2; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, coma small and diffuse, visible with averted vision.
Comp Star= GSC-6960-1297; Method= S; Cat= HS

10P/ Tempel 2

2010 Nov 25.44 UT; m1= 12.4; Dia= 3'; DC= 1; 25cm L, f:5 (x39)
No tail, coma diffuse, visible using averted vision.
Comp Star= GSC-5275-1761; Method= S; Cat= HS

C/2010 B1 Cardinal

2010 Dec 12.55 UT; m1= 13.7; Dia= 1'; DC= 1/2; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, coma small and diffuse, near bright star, seen with averted vision in good seeing.
Comp Star= GSC-0147-0330; Method= S; Cat= HS


2010 Dec 15.55 UT; m1= 13.9; Dia= 1'; DC= 4/5; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
Coma very small and diffuse, visible using averted vision.
Comp Star= ASAS 063250-0048.7; Method= S; Cat= AU

2010 Dec 29.47 UT; m1= 13.2; Dia= 1.5'; DC= 4/5; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, bright but small coma, central condensation visible using averted vision in good seeing.
Comp Star= GSC-4194-1023; Method= S; Cat= HS

2010 Dec 31.45 UT; m1= 13.5; Dia= 1'; DC= 1; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, small diffuse coma, visible with averted vision.
Comp Star= ASAS3 055607-0637.7 ; Method= S; Cat= AU

2011 Jan 01.56 UT; m1=13.6 ; Dia= 1.3’; DC= 0/1; 25cm L, f:5 (x83)
No tail, coma very faint and diffuse, visible using averted vision.
Comp Star= ASAS3 055404-0705.8; Method= S ; Cat= AU


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Old 10-01-2011, 08:35 PM
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Hello Mr Comet Tracker (what is your name by the way ), I see no one has posted a response yet, and as I always read your obs, I wanted to say thank you, that was an enjoyable report. I always look forward to reading your comet obs, even tho I don't track comets myself. Many thanks.
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Old 12-01-2011, 10:01 PM
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Hi Suzy,
Thanks for your kind words!
I don't worry too much about non-responses, it's my little niche and i love it!

Cheers!
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