260p 20190718 ahale

Image of Comet 260P/McNaught (in moonlight), 3-minute exposure at 5:48 UT July 18, 2019, with 0.4-meter telescope at LCO facility at CTIO. The comet was recovered in April, but I haven't seen much reported about it recently. Perihelion is in early September and it should reach magnitude 12-13.

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