C/2012 K5 Linear

C/2012 K5 Linear

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C/2012 K5 Linear is starting to fade and can no longer be visually seen through 10x50 binoculars like it could five nights ago. Here is a 16 minute exposure of the comet at a focal length of 1,016mm.

Date Imaged       :

January 5, 2013

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5" f/8 refractor

Camera       :

D7000 at ISO6400

Exposure       :

16 x 1 minute

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio