Comet 2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)

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Comet 2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)

Post by rwilkinson » Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:05 pm

It's seven months since I picked up this faint comet, using the COAST robotic telescope:
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C/2015 O1 on 2-Sep. 3x 150-sec with C14 at f/10
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Now at last it's reached our evening sky, so I've been able to detect it from Bolton too, even though it's only 13th magnitude:
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C/2015 O1 on 9-Apr. 40x 90-sec with Mx716 on C8 at f/3.3
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