C2013 US10 Catalina

C2013 US10 Catalina

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I got up at 4am to catch C2013 US10 Catalina. It was cold, damp, and dew had soaked the observatory that I left open for the night. Worse, fog was slowly rolling in!! I was only able to capture this L image but got completely fogged out for RGB. The comet is an easy binocular find north of Venus.

Date Imaged       :

December 10, 2015 20:45UT

Lens       :

N8 f/2.8

Camera       :

QSI 683

Exposure       :

10 minutes

Filter       :

L 2x5min 2x2

Mount       :

Losmandy G11

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio