Obs2002

2002 Visual & CCD Observations
Año 2002 – Observaciones Visuales y CCD de Cometas

C/2002 C1 (Ikeya – Zhang)
2002 Feb. 19.95 UT: m1=6.8, Día.=5'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 18.95 UT: m1=6.8, Día.=5'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 17.94 UT: m1=6.9, Día.=5'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 12.96 UT: m1=7.2, Día.=3'... 20×80 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 10.95 UT: m1=7.5, Día.=4'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 09.94 UT: m1=7.7, Día.=4'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 05.95 UT: m1=8.4... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 04.95 UT: m1=8.5... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 04.93 UT: m1=8.0, Día.=2'... 11×80 B... W. Souza (Sao Paulo, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 03.95 UT: m1=8.7... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 03.00 UT: m1=8.8, Día.=2'... 20×80 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 02.96 UT: m1=9.0... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campinas, Brasil)

C/2000 WM1 (LINEAR)
2002 Feb. 19.30 UT: m1=5.1... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 18.30 UT: m1=5.1... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 14.34 UT: m1=5.2, Dia.=5', DC=7, Tail:0.4º PA: 245º... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 13.33 UT: m1=4.8, Dia.=5', DC=7, Tail:0.5º PA: 245º... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 10.33 UT: m1=4.6, Dia.=6', DC=7, Tail:1.5º PA: 235º... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 10.33 UT: m1=4.6, Dia.=6', DC=6/ Tail:1.5º PA: 238º... 10×50 B... José Luis Sanchez (Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 09.34 UT: m1=4.6, Dia.=6', DC=4, Tail:1.3º PA: 220º... 7×50 B... Gustavo Ballan (Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 06.30 UT: m1=3.8... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 05.30 UT: m1=3.6... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 04.30 UT: m1=3.5... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 03.31 UT: m1=3.4, Dia=5'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 03.30 UT: m1=3.4... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 03.30 UT: m1=4.0, Dia.=7', DC=6, Tail:1,2º PA: 220º... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 03.28 UT: m1=4.1, Dia.=6', DC=6, Tail:1,1º PA: 218º... 7×50 B... José Luis Sanchez (Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Feb. 02.31 UT: m1=2.9, Dia.=6'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Feb. 01.31 UT: m1=4.1, Dia.=7', DC=5, Tail: 24' PA: 215º... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Jan. 31.33 UT: m1=3.0... Naked Eye... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 31.31 UT: m1= 3.2... Naked Eye... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 30.31 UT: m1=3.6... Naked Eye... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 26.31 UT: m1= 6.4, Dia.=5'... 20×80 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 21.96 UT: m1= 6.4, Dia.=3'... 20×80 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 21.31 UT: m1=6.3, Dia.=3'... 20×80 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 17.96 UT: m1=6.2, Dia.=5'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 15.97 UT: m1=6.2... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 14.94 UT: m1=6.2... 11×80 B... W. Souza (Sao Paulo, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 11.03 UT: m1=5.9, Dia.=4', DC=7... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Jan. 09.03 UT: m1=6.0, Dia.=4', DC=7... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Jan. 08.97 UT: m1=6.3, Dia.=4'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 07.95 UT: m1=6.3, Dia.=6'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 07.02 UT: m1=6.2, Dia.=4', DC=6... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Jan. 04.96 UT: m1=6.3, Dia.=10'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 04.95 UT: m1=6.1... 7×50 B... W. Souza (Sao Paulo, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 03.97 UT: m1=6.2, Dia.=6'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 03.95 UT: m1=6.2, Dia.=10'... 11×80 B... J. G. de S. Aguiar (Campiñas, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 03.94 UT: m1=6.0... 7×50 B... W. Souza (Barra do Ribeira, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 03.04 UT: m1=6.5, Dia.=5', DC=6... 7×50 B... Luis A. Mansilla (Obs. Canopus, Rosario, Argentina)
2002 Jan. 03.02 UT: m1=6.1, Dia.=5'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 02.97 UT: m1=6.0... 7×50 B... W. Souza (Barra do Ribeira, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 02.03 UT: m1=6.0, Dia.=5'... 7×50 B... A. Amorim (Florianopolis, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 01.96 UT: m1=5.9... 7×50 B... W. Souza (Barra do Ribeira, Brasil)
2002 Jan. 01.02 UT: m1=5.7, Dia.=5', DC=6, Tail: 20' PA: 90º... 7×50 B... Gustavo Ballan (Rosario, Argentina)

36P/Whipple
2002 July 21.39 UT: m1=19.2: CCD, Tail=&0.6' in PA 246 deg... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Palomar Mountain NEAT, MPC 644) [interference by Moon: Moon phase 0.90, altitude 9 deg.]
2002 July 12.45 UT: m1=19.5 CCD, Tail=0.2' in PA: 243 deg.... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Palomar Mountain NEAT, MPC 644, U.S.A.)
31P/Schwassmann-Wachmann
2002 Apr. 25.30 UT: m1=18.2: CCD... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Apr. 19.36 UT: m1=17.9 CCD, Dia.=0.23'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Mar. 16.35 UT: m1=17.8 CCD, Dia.=0.20'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Feb. 08.51 UT: m1=16.7 CCD, Dia.=0.25', Tail=0.4' in PA: 276 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Feb. 03.57 UT: m1=16.6 CCD, Dia.=0.23' Tail=0.2' in PA: 270 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Jan. 15.40 UT: m1=17.2 CCD, Dia.=0.30', Tail=0.7' in PA: 284 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Jan. 09.62 UT: m1=17.2 CCD, Dia.=0.27', Tail=0.5' in PA: 289 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Jan. 09.42 UT: m1=17.1 CCD, Dia.=0.27', Tail=0.5' in PA: 288 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Jan. 07.52 UT: m1=16.9 CCD, Dia.=0.21'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, J., T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)

29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1
2002 Oct. 31.29 UT: m2=14.8 CCD, Dia.=&1.6'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Oct. 11.41 UT: m1=13.2: CCD, Dia.=&1.3'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608) [diffuse coma with fuzzy edges]
2002 Sep. 21.28 UT: m1=13.3 CCD, Dia.=0.8'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Sep. 12.49 UT: m2=15.7 CCD, Dia.=&2'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Sep. 02.44 UT: m2=14.9 CCD, Dia.=&3.0'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Aug. 27.18 UT: m2=15.0 CCD, Dia.=&2.1'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 Aug. 17.27 UT: m2=15.0 CCD, Dia.=&2.0'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 Aug. 08.31 UT: m2=13.8 CCD, Dia.=&1'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 July 18.32 UT: m2=15.7 CCD, Dia.=&5'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 July 06.30 UT: m2=15.5 CCD, Dia.=&3.5'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 July 05.46 UT: m2=15.3 CCD, Dia.=&3.5'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 June 25.44 UT: m2=15.1 CCD, Dia.=&2'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 June 16.47 UT: m2=14.3 CCD, Dia.=&1.5'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)
2002 May  15.59 UT: m1=13.2: CCD, Dia.=1.3'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T. Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608) [diffuse coma with fuzzy edges]

22P/Kopff
2002 May  16.24 UT: m1=15.2 CCD, Dia.=0.7', Tail=0.5' in PA: 33 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 May  09.37 UT: m1=15.3: CCD, Dia.=&0.6', Tail=0.5' in PA: 5 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608) [bright star close to nucleus]
2002 Apr. 11.54 UT: m1=15.2 CCD, Dia.=0.43'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)
2002 Apr. 02.41 UT: m1=15.6: CCD, Dia.=&0.4'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644) [poor quality and noisy images]
2002 Jan. 14.58 UT: m1=17.8 CCD, Dia.=0.24'... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)

10P/Tempel 2
2002 Feb. 05.26 UT: m1=18.6 CCD, Dia.=0.2'... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 644)

7P/Pons-Winnecke
2002 May  27.55 UT: m2=14.9 CCD, Dia.=&2.5', Tail=2.2' in PA 261 deg.... 1.2-m reflector + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking NEAT, MPC 608)

2P/Encke
2002 Sep. 14.32 UT: m1=18.8 CCD... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, R. Thicksten, T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT), MPC 644)
2002 Aug. 21.22 UT: m1=19.1 CCD... 1.2-m Schmidt + CCD... R. Bambery, E. Helin, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence, P. Kervin, J., T.Prystavski (Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT), MPC 644)

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