|• Photograph of C/2001 A2(LINEAR) in a northward move
2001 UT R.A(2000) decl. m1 June 25.78038 1 41 14.41 -13 48 39.6 3.6The coma is about 12' across with a one-degree-long very faint tail (in the lower right). It is about 3.5 magnitude and when it moves further north to a higher altitude, it will provide a spectacular view. The measurement above is of the bright nucleus B.
60cm f/3.5 reflector, 9-minute exposure on TM400.
June 26, 2001
Tsutomu Seki at Geisei Observatory
Copyright (C) 2001 Tsutomu Seki.