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Currently wellplaced [check HeavensAbove.com] and bright with very large coma - my brief annotated shot from last night under bright gibbous moon - worth a look ;-)

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Nice capture, it definitely looks one to get set up for.

I'm afraid I will miss out though like I have everything else due to the phenomenon that shall not be named.

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Nice capture, it definitely looks one to get set up for.I'm afraid I will miss out though like I have everything else due to the phenomenon that shall not be named.

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What a shame :laugh: - here's 3x30s stacked showing comet moving fast SW = lower right :cool:

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Wow! Didn't realise there were any comets to look at right now, guess we only hear of the big ones or near earth stuff on the news.. Hope I get to see this at some point.

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Here's last night's brief image and over two night the coma orientation has changed dramatically - apparently earth is passing through the comet's orbital plane :cool:

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Nice images, do you know how bright it will get?

Not really - I'll target any comet >mag 15 - this one [in my cam] is bright. From other fora posts it's currently about max when in last few days it was nearest to earth :rolleyes: Edited by nytecam

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I viewed this one 2 nights ago from Northern Australia, a pretty sight indeed, and about mag 8.7. :smiley:

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My video clip of comet's motion etc over two nights @

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Weyhey!.. just got it through my Dob :grin:

It seems to move within minutes of viewing!

Useful location map here

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Great images and the video is excellent, will have to give it a look.

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Useful location map here

Very useful indeed, i dropped straight onto it with my red-dot finder. Thanks all.

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Great images and the video is excellent, will have to give it a look.

Wow, have you viewed this comet yet through "Big Blue"?

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Final follow-up image of Comet C/2012 K5 Linear under moonlight, now way past its best, as mag 14.6 [NASA Horizon] fuzzy star very low on meridian in Eridinus ;-)

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