C/2001 HT50 (LINEAR-NEAT)

C/2001 HT50 (LINEAR-NEAT)
Reported observations:
2004 Oct. 10.84 UT: m1=16.5 CCD, Dia.=0.46', DC=, ... 11-cm L  ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Oct. 06.85 UT: m1=16.5 CCD, Dia.=0.58', DC=2, ... 11-cm L  ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Sep. 24.89 UT: m1=15.9 CCD, Dia.=0.58, DC=3, ... 11-cm L (1/7) ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Sep. 17.84 UT: m1=15.6 CCD, DC=3, ... 11-cm L ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Sep. 13.86 UT: m1=15.8 CCD, Dia.=30", DC=4, ... 11-cm L ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Sep. 08.89 UT: m1=15.7 CCD, Dia.=20", DC=4, ... 15-cm L ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Aug. 26.37 UT: m1=15.1 CCD, Dia.=19", DC=6/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... 10x50 B ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO Petit Jean Mountain) [Compact and uniform, with slight/faint tail in PA 180]
2004 Aug. 24.31 UT: m1=13.8 CCD, Dia.=22", DC=4/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... 10x50 B ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO Petit Jean Mountain) [Broad and very diffuse tail in PA 141 deg., some 51" length; coma is very diffuse with very little sign of central conds. (*m2=15.9CCD) slight arch to tail]
2004 Jan. 22.82 UT: m1=12.8, Dia.=0.8', DC=2, ... 30-cm L (100x) ... Vitali Nevski (Vitebsk, Belarus)
2004 Jan. 22.66 UT: m1=15.4 CCD, Dia.=0.16', DC=3, ... 11-cm L (1/7,3) ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran', Belarus)
2004 Jan. 15.07 UT: m1=13.8 CCD, Dia.=25", DC=4/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [Very nice straight tail in PA 68 degrees, with secondary "hump" extension nearly due south of coma, possible tail feature; diffuse and large even though low in SE sky]
2004 Jan. 11.72 UT: m1=12.5:, Dia.=1.2', DC=3, ... 20.3-cm L (63x) ... Piotr Guzik (Krosno, Poland) [At the limit of visibility.]
2003 Dec. 25.79 UT: m1=12.1, Dia.=1.5', DC=4, ... 20.3-cm L (63x) ... Piotr Guzik (Krosno, Poland)
2003 Dec. 24.67 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=1.5', DC=4, ... 20.3-cm L (63x) ... Piotr Guzik (Krosno, Poland)[Easily visible, however fainter than previously]
2003 Dec. 23.84 UT: m1=12.4, Dia.=1.0', DC=3, ... 30-cm L (100x) ...  Vitali Nevski (Vitebsk, Belarus)
2003 Dec. 23.77 UT: m1=14.9 CCD, Dia.=30", DC=4. ... 11-cm L (1/7,3) ... Sergey E. Shurpakov (Baran',Belarus)
2003 Dec. 23.48 UT: m1=12.8, Dia.=1.2', DC=4, ... 32-cm L (87x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Nagano, Japan)
2003 Dec. 23.45 UT: m1=12.5, Dia.=0.9', DC=5, ... 32-cm L (87x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Nagano, Japan)
2003 Dec. 21.11 UT: m1= 12.4, Dia.=30", DC=5, ... 33.2-cm L (115x) ... Don Pearce (Ft. Griffin, TX)
2003 Dec. 20.84 UT: m1=11.6, Dia.=3', DC=3, no tail, ... 23.5-cm SCT (188x) ... Carlos Labordena(Castellon, Spain) 
2003 Dec. 17.06 UT: m1=12.9 CCD, Dia.=32", DC=5/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [Fan tail with sharp projections in PA 150 and 225 deg., but basically a gas tail for a short distance in PA 118; very compressed and uniform with no nucleus visible in dense coma]
2003 Dec. 16.92 UT: m1=11.8, Dia.=1'.5, DC=4, ... 20-cm SCT (100x) ... Juan Jose Gonzalez (Villasecino, alt. 1229 m, Leon, North Spain)
2003 Dec. 15.43 UT: m1=12.4, Dia.=0'.6, DC=4/9, ... 41-cm L (214x) ... John Drummond, (Gisborne, New Zealand) [HT50 much fainter than one month ago. Can just see a faint smudge during steady moments. It seems to have a diffuse coma with little central ocondesation]
2003 Dec. 14.52 UT: m1=11.3, Dia.=1.1', DC=5 ...  25.4-cm T f/6.3 (128x)  ... Seiichi Yoshida (Ibaraki, Japan)
2003 Dec. 13.43 UT: m1=12.3, Dia.=1.3', DC=5, ... 32-cm L (87x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Nagano, Japan)
2003 Dec. 07.07 UT: m1=12.0 CCD, Dia.=25", DC=4/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [A very stubby fanned extension is evident fanning from PA 104 to 216 deg.; main tail is gaseous and very faint in PA 107; comet is round and very poorly condensed (*m2=13.7CCD)]
2003 Dec. 06.57 UT, m1=12.9 CCD, Dia.=39.5", DC=5, Tail: Very short in PA: 132 deg ... 0.25-m SCT + CCD ... David Higgins (Hunters Hill Observatory, Ngunnawal, Canberra, Australia) [Large bright coma with very short fat tail probably obscured by moonlight. m2=14.6 CCD. Photometry +/- 0.2mag]
2003 Dec. 02.62 UT: m1=11.3, Dia.=1.1', DC=5, ... 25.4-cm T f/6.3 (128x) ... Seiichi Yoshida (Ibaraki, Japan) [moonlight]
2003 Dec. 01.08 UT: m1=12.0 CCD, Dia.=37", DC=5/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [A very fine stubby fan tail due south of center, spanning 134 to 218 deg.; comet maintains consistent morphology but fading slightly]
2003 Nov. 29.11 UT: m1=13.1 CCD, Dia.=41", DC=6/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [Quite large and round, no tail in moonlight]
2003 Nov. 28.54 UT, m1=12.6 CCD, Dia.=46", DC=4, Tail= 48" in PA 148 deg, ... 0.25m SCT + CCD ... David Higgins (Hunters Hill Observatory, Ngunnawal, Canberra, Australia) [Large bright coma with short fat tail. m2=14.1 CCD. Photometry +/- 0.2 mag]
2003 Nov. 23.43 UT: m1=11.8, Dia.=1.1', DC=6, ... 32-cm L (87x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Nagano, Japan)
2003 Nov. 22.65 UT: m1=10.6, Dia.=2.0', DC=5, ... 25.4-cm T f/6.3 (67x) ... Seiichi Yoshida (Ibaraki, Japan)
2003 Nov. 22.55 UT: m1=11.7, Dia.=1.2', DC=6, ... 32-cm L (58x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Nagano, Japan)
2003 Nov. 22.10 UT: m1=12.9 CCD, Dia.=47", DC=5/9, ... 0.41m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [A very nice extension from the coma at PA 165 deg; main tail in PA 85 deg and very vague; coma continues very round and evenly concentrated; pretty object]
2003 Nov. 21.88 UT: m1=12.3, Dia.=0.8',DC=4, ... 25-cm SCT (105x) ... Silvio Klausnitzer (Pohrsdorf, Germany)
2003 Nov. 20.03 UT: m1=11.6, Dia.=0.7', DC=6, ... 14-cmL (80x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil)
2003 Nov. 17.94 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=1',DC=4 ... 235-cm SCT (235x) ... Rafael Benavides (Posadas, Cordoba, Spain)
2003 Nov. 14.53 UT: m1=11.9, Dia.=0.8', DC=7/9, ... 41-cm L (214x) ... John Drummond (Gisborne, New Zealand) [HT50 easily visible despite the 20 day moon. Can see a compact, almost stellar nucleus surrounded by a reasonable coma]
2003 Nov. 14.00 UT: m1=11.5, ... 14-cm L (80x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil) [wind interference]
2003 Nov. 12.15 UT: m1=11.7 CCD, Dia.=34", DC=5/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean H41) [Moonlight, but comet measured at greater than 0.5' across, with short stubby tail centered at 173 deg ; the long eastward tail cannot be seen in moonlight; somewhat brighter tonight and very concentrated]
2003 Nov. 09.07 UT: m1=11.5, Dia.=1.3', DC=4, ... 25-cm SCT (105x) ... Silvio Klausnitzer (Pohrsdorf, Germany) [Shortly after total phase of lunar eclipse has ended, then 5% sunlit moon. However, comet was a hardly objekt because its position only 2.6deg west of moon. NE=5.5m]
2003 May  01.09 UT: m1=13.9 CCD, Dia.=17", DC=6/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean Mountain, H41) [*m2=15.1 CCD; poor conditions with comet very low on horizon]
2003 Mar. 04.90 UT: m1=11.6, Dia.=1.5', DC=2, ... 21-cm L (55x) ... J. Carvajal (Madrid, Spain)
2003 Mar. 04.09 UT: m1=12.2 CCD, Dia.=0.25', DC=7/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Conway, AR) [Nice thin tail spike at PA 45 deg.; tail fans from this point to about 92 deg. PA; comet coma and tail structure virtually unchanged (*m2=15.1CCD)]
2003 Feb. 25.74 UT: m1=11.7, Dia.=1.5', DC=4, ... 20.3-cm L (63x) ... Piotr Guzik (Krosno, Poland)
2003 Feb. 25.83 UT: m1=12.9, Dia.=0.8', DC=2, ... 30-cm L (60x) ... Vitali Nevski (Vitebsk, Belarus)
2003 Feb. 18.24 UT: m1=12.2, Dia.=0.5', DC=5, ... 37-cmL (415x) ... Mike Linnolt (Honolulu, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2+Bessell corr. Moderate light pollution, NELM~4.8 Comet nearly coincident with a 11.65 mag star.]
2003 Feb. 18.08 UT: m1=12.5 CCD, Dia.=0.25', DC=7/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Fan tail seen in spite of bright moon very close, from PA 8 to 80 deg. (primary spike seen at PA 80) *m2=14.4CCD]
2003 Feb. 13.06 UT: m1=12.5 CCD, Dia.=0.3', DC=7/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Petit Jean Mt.) [Main portion of tail in PA 59 deg, stretching for about 1.1' length; fans toward north and becoming quite stubby]
2003 Feb. 11.30 UT: m1=12.0 CCD, Dia.=0.27', DC=6/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Fanned tail growing shorter, but more curved to east, spanning from PA 50 to 85 degrees, only 0.45' length; concentration of bright coma remains steady]
2003 Feb. 10.85 UT: m1=11.0, Dia.=1', DC=5, ... 30-cm L (60x) ... Vitali Nevski (Vitebsk, Belarus) [The moon of 47 degrees from a comet]
2003 Feb. 08.43 UT: m1=11.8, Dia.=1.4', DC=6, ... 37-cmL (172x) ... Mike Linnolt (Dillingham, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2+Bessell corr. Dark sky site NELM~6.2]
2003 Feb. 06.65 UT: m1=12.6, Dia.=1.3', DC=5/, ... 32-cm L (87x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Yamanashi, Japan)
2003 Feb. 05.05 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=1',DC=1/, ... 25.4SCT f/10 (158x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil) [V_GSC stars used]
2003 Feb. 04.29 UT: m1=12.1 CCD, Dia.=0.3', DC=6/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [(*m2=15.2CCD)' tail shortening significantly over days; now about 2.1' maximum curving fan in PA 20 to 80 deg.; eastern edge of tail arches considerably; comet is less condensed with continued bright coma]
2003 Feb. 03.90 UT: m1=11.6, Dia.=1', DC=5, ... 20-cm L (x98) ... Stephen McCann (Southampton, England)
2003 Feb. 02.97 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=1', DC=1, ... 25.4-cm SCT f/10 (158x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil) [V_GSC stars used]
2003 Jan. 31.70 UT: m1=12.8, Dia.=1.0', DC=7, ... 32-cm L (91x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Yamanashi, Japan)
2003 Jan. 31.27 UT: m1=11.8 CCD, Dia.=17", DC=7/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [(*m2=15.3CCD)Fanned tail, PA 320 to 35deg, becoming more stubby (about 0.6' length) coma concentration remains unchanged]
2003 Jan. 31.05 UT: m1=11.6,Dia.=1.0',DC=4, ... 25-cm SCT (167x) ... Silvio Klausnitzer (Pohrsdorf, Germany) [Comet was close to a faint star and so brightness-measurement could be failed. Favorable sky conditions]
2003 Jan. 30.73 UT: m1=11.3, Dia.=1.8', DC=4, ... 31.7-cm L f/6 (152x) ... Seiichi Yoshida (Ibaraki, Japan)
2003 Jan. 29.08 UT: m1=11.7, Dia.=1.0', DC=1, ... 25.4-cm SCT f/10 (63x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil)
2003 Jan. 29.47 UT: m1=12.4, Dia.=1.1', DC=5, ... 37-cm L (172x) ... Mike Linnolt (Honolulu, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2+Bessell corr. Some light pollution and clouds. NELM~4.7]
2003 Jan. 27.99 UT: m1=11.8, Dia.=1', DC=3, ... 20-cm SCT (133x) ... Juan Jose Gonzalez (Camposagrado, alt.1100 m, Leon, North Spain)
2003 Jan. 27.30 UT: m1=11.1 CCD, Dia.=0.3', DC=7/9, ... 0.41m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [(*m2=15.1CCD) tail is fanned, but more compressed than before, in PA 350d to 07d, and only about 0.5' length; maintaining consistent brightness in coma]
2003 Jan. 27.17 UT: m1=11.1 CCD, Dia.=1.5', DC=8/9, ... 0.15-m R/CCD ... AdriAn Paulo Arquiola y Fernando Emilio Arquiola (Funes, Argentina)
2003 Jan. 26.56 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=2.0', DC=1/, ... 20-cm L (45x) ... Andrew Pearce (Lancelin, Western Australia) [Large and diffuse object of low surface brightness]
2003 Jan. 26.37 UT: m1=11.8, Dia.=1.5', DC=5, ... 37-cm L (172x) ... Mike Linnolt (Dillingham, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2+Bessell corr. Dark sky site, NELM~6.3]
2003 Jan. 25.98 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=0.5', DC=6, ... 45-cm L (91x) ... .J. M. San Juan (Toledo, Spain)
2003 Jan. 25.97 UT: m1=11.5, Dia.=1', DC=6, Tail= 3' in PA: 15 deg ... 45-cm L (91x) ... J. Carvajal (Toledo, Spain) [Strange but attractive fan-shaped tail. 3' wide at the end of the tail aprox., the view is very similar to a triangle]
2003 Jan. 25.57 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=2.0', DC=2, ... 20-cm L (45x) ... Andrew Pearce (Lancelin, Western Australia)
2003 Jan. 23.99 UT: m1=11.7, Dia.=1', DC=3, ... 20-cm SCT (77x) ... Juan Jose Gonzalez (Sierra del Aramo, alt.1005 m, Asturias, North Spain) [Moonlight]
2003 Jan. 23.88 UT: ml=11.4, Dia.=1', DC=2, ... 15-cm R (60x) ... Rafael Benavides Palencia (Posadas, Córdoba, Spain)
2003 Jan. 22.37 UT: m1=11.5 CCD, Dia.=0.21', DC=5/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Tail is still fanned, despite imaging in strong moonlight with very low altitude of comet; DC is less than has been, with central brightening now occupying a greater % of coma (*m2=14.9CCD) tail streak, quite pronounced at 38 deg, 0.75' length]
2003 Jan. 22.32 UT: m1=11.7, Dia.=1.0', DC=5, ... 37-cm L (172x) ... Mike Linnolt (Honolulu, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2+Bessell corr. NELM~4.8 Comet seems to have faded somewhat since my last moonfree observation]
2003 Jan. 16.01 UT: m1= 11.0:, Dia.=1', DC=1, ... 25.4-cm SCT f/10 (158x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil) [moonlight interference]
2003 Jan. 15.44 UT: m1=11.2, Dia.=50", DC=7, ... 37-cm L (172x) ... Mike Linnolt (Honolulu, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2+Bessell corr. Strong moonlight, but comet easily visible, compact and condensed]
2003 Jan. 15.35 UT: m1=12.2 CCD, Dia.=0.3', DC=7/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Fanned tail form PA 300 to 24 deg., with latter streamer at 1.0' length; the easternmost edge of the tail is strongly convex curving; comet is fading, but coma maintaining a strong concentrated brightness]
2003 Jan. 13.08 UT: m1= 11.3, Dia.=1',DC=1, ... 25.4-cm SCT f/10 (158x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil) [moonlight interference]
2003 Jan. 12.76 UT: m1=13.0, Dia.=1.0', DC=3, ... 20-cm L (100x) ... Andrew Pearce (Eagle Bay, Western Australia)
2003 Jan. 12.42 UT: m1=11.8 CCD, Dia.=0.2', DC=7/9, ... 0.41-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Short fan tail continues, but is not as wide nor long as previous reports; note that the coma appears to becoming slightly smaller in relation to the overall proportions of the comet from before; strong concentration of brighteness throughout coma with conds (*m2=15.2CCD)]
2003 Jan. 12.09 UT: m1=12.2, Dia.=1', DC=4, ... 25-cm L (60x) ... C. Segarra (Algimia, Spain)
2003 Jan. 11.83 UT: m1=12.4, Dia.=1.2', DC=6, ... 32-cm L (58x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Yamanashi, Japan)
2003 Jan. 11.76 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=1.3', DC=4, ... 31.7-cm L f/6 (152x) ... Seiichi Yoshida (Ibaraki, Japan)
2003 Jan. 10.96 UT: m1=12.6, Dia.=0.8', DC=2, ... 30-cm L (60x) ... Vitali Nevski (Vitebsk, Belarus)
2003 Jan. 10.47 UT: m1=10.9, Dia.=1.9', DC=6, ... 37-cm L (172x) ... Mike Linnolt (Honolulu, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2 magnitudes. Moderate light pollution]
2003 Jan. 08.76 UT: m1=12.7, Dia.=1.8', DC=3, ... 20-cm L (100x) ... Andrew Pearce (Eagle Bay, Western Australia)
2003 Jan. 07.76 UT: m1=12.7, Dia.=1.2', DC=3/, ... 20-cm L (100x) ... Andrew Pearce (Eagle Bay, Western Australia)
2003 Jan. 07.44 UT: m1=11.5, Dia.=1.3', DC=6, ... 37-cm L (172x)  ... Mike Linnolt (Honolulu, HI) [In-Out method. Tycho2 magnitudes. Moderate light pollution. Comet has quite condensed central coma, otherwise undistinguished fuzzy blob]
2003 Jan. 11.88 UT: m1=12.2, Dia.=1.5', DC=3, ... 20-cm SCT (100x) ... Juan Jose Gonzalez (Sierra del Aramo, alt.1240 m, Asturias, North Spain)
2003 Jan. 07.41 UT: m1=10.7 CCD, Dia.=0.8', DC=9/9, ... 0.31-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod, (ASO - Conway) [Tail is becoming visible shorter, less intense; length 0.9' with spike at 360 deg.; fanning is more narrow than previous weeks (*m2 = 15.2CCD)]
2003 Jan. 07.15 UT: m1=11.5 CCD, Dia.=0.9', DC=8/9,  ... 0.15m R/CCD ... AdriAn Paulo Arquiola y Fernando Emilio Arquiola (Funes, Argentina)
2003 Jan. 06.94 UT: m1=12.7, Dia.=0.8', DC=2, ... 30-cm L (60x) ... Vitali Nevski (Vitebsk, Belarus)
2003 Jan. 06.78 UT: m1=12.6, Dia.=1.0', DC=3, ... 20-cm L (100x) ... Andrew Pearce (Eagle Bay, Western Australia)
2003 Jan. 06.58 UT: m1=12.6, Dia.=0.9', DC=7, ... 32-cm L (91x) ... Yoshimi Nagai (Yamanashi, Japan)
2003 Jan. 06.11 UT: m1= 11.3, Dia.=1',DC=5, ... 25.4-cm SCT f/10 (158x) ... Alexandre Amorim (Florianopolis, Brazil)
2003 Jan. 05.81 UT: m1=12.6, Dia.=1.0', DC=2, ... 20-cm L (100x) ... Andrew Pearce (Eagle Bay, Western Australia)
2003 Jan. 05.58 UT: m1=12.0, Dia.=1.2', DC=5, ... 20-cm L 67x ... Michael Mattiazzo (Wallaroo, South Australia) [VT comparisons]
2002 Nov. 23.44 UT: m1=14.3 CCD, Dia.=0.6', DC=7/9, ... 0.31-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Tail in PA 355 exhibits a distinct and sharp spike, about 1' in length, a very distinct, stellar-appearing nucleus as in previous night (*m2= 16.4). Total mag. estimate is likely offset by strong moonlight and heavy frost]
2002 Nov. 22.48 UT: m1=13.6 CCD, Dia.=0.8', DC=7/9, ... 0.31-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Comet is exhibiting a fine fanned tail, from PA 355 to 325 deg. stretching 1.6' length A strong nucleus (*m2= 15.8 CCD)]
2002 Nov. 20.41 UT: m1=13.8 CCD, Dia.=0.4', DC=4/9, ... 31-cm SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Comet imaged with the 0.31m SCT; note the fanned tail in PA 355 deg. to about 330 deg. Comet was mag. 13.8 (m1) and (*)16.3 (m2) in CCD despite a strong full moon to west]
2002 Nov. 19.38 UT: m1=13.8 CCD, Dia.=0.7', DC=5/9, ... 0.31-m SCT/CCD ... P. Clay Sherrod (ASO - Conway) [Showing a very fine fanned tail, with a strong portion oriented just west of due north. nucleus (*m2) measured CCD at 16.0, very strong full moonlight to west]
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