British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Gallery Comets
Image search

C/2013 US10 in the morning twilight

Image
About this observation
Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
28/11/2015 - 05:55
Object
C/2013 US10 (Catalina)
Observing location
Chelmsford, Essex
Equipment
Canon 550D
Exposure
28x8s
Like This Image
 0  
Share

It was clear this morning so I went out east of Chelmsford to have a go for 2013US10. The sky was very bright due to the Moon and dawn was coming but it was visible (just) in 10x50 bins. The two tails are just visible.  I extracted the green channel of this image and attempted to use my VEM software to extimate a total magnitude. I get 7.0 which seems a bit faint but it was a very bright sky.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.