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Comet Lemmon 23.1.2013: This comet with the designation C/2012 F6 (Lemmon), which was discovered by A.R.Gibbs in the Mount Lemmon Survey on March 23,2012 can now be observed with binoculars in the constellation of Musca.

The images were recorded on Jan 22, 2013 between 22:06 and 23:55 UT from Somerset West, South Africa.


Object Comet Lemmon 23.1.13
Category Sun, Moon, Planets
Designation C/2012 F6 (Lemmon)
Constellation Musca
Optics Takahashi FSQ 106 ED f/5
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera SBIG STL 11000M with internal CFW 5
Exposure 1 x 5min each for starfield, 6x5min each RGB for comet, Baader filterset. Maxim DL for image aquisition
Calibration Dark + Flat Frame
Guiding StarlightXpress Lodestar and Astro Professional 80mm f/7 as Guide Scope, Maxim DL as Guiding Software
Processing Maxim DL5, Photoshop. Color code RGB
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 23 Jan 2013
Remark Exposure from 22:06 - 23:55 UT, 22-1-2013
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