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Comet 2013 US10 (Catalina)

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Observer
Martin Mobberley
Time of observation
18/09/2015 - 09:19
Object
Comet 2013 US10
Observing location
Siding Spring, Australia
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A very nice image of comet 2013 US10 taken remotely today (18th September, 2015) by Martin using the itel Siding Spring 20-inch Planewave telescope at f/4.4.

This is an LRGB of 180:60:60:60 seconds. The comet was in Lupus and at approx. mag 6.

The light in SW corner is glare from Alpha Lup, just outside the field.  Martin also notes that a crescent Moon was not far away......

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