* * * * * C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) * * * * *

Year Mn Day MM Mag Ref Scope Pwr coma DC tail p.a. Obs Site 2014 5 22.78 S 12.0:TJ 40.6L 165 1 2 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 5 19.978 S 11.9 AQ 30.5T 102 1.2 1/ BOU Burlage, Germany (Comet faint and very diffuse. Altitude only 15°.) 2014 5 19.974 S 12.3 AQ 30.5T 102 1.7 0/ DIJ Burlage 2014 5 3.71 S 11.3 AU 40.0L 75 2.0 3 YOS Kita-karuizawa, Gunma (Very diffuse. But it looks large and easy to see.) 2014 5 2.67 S 12.0 AQ 25.0L 83 1.0 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma among crowded star field. Outer coma diffuse and transparent, inner coma slightly more condensed. Does not enhance using Swan Band filter.) 2014 4 30.78 S 11.0 TJ 40.6L 260 1 2 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 4 26.23 S 11.5 AU 22.0L 160 2 4 GOI Araçatuba 2014 4 12.75 M 10.7 AQ 25.0L 39 3.6 3/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma large and diffuse. Outer coma faint with a brighter, weakly condensed inner coma. Close to bright stars. Coma appears elongated to the West approximately, though very faint. Enhances using Swan Band filter.) 2014 4 9.106 S 10.6 AQ 15.5L 42 4 2/ DIJ Burlage 2014 4 5.75 S 10.2 TK 20.0L 85 4 3/ MAT Swan Hill, VIC (Coma slightly condensed. Comet is brighter than anticipated and indicates a slow rate of fading, post perihelion.) 2014 4 5.23 S 10.9 AU 22.0L 120 2 4 GOI Araçatuba 2014 3 31.76 S 11.0 TJ 40.6L 76 3 1 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 3 30.05 M 10.2 TT 32.6L 67 3 3 GUZ Osławica (Much fainter than three weeks ago.) 2014 3 29.33 S 10.6 AU 22.0L 60 2 4 GOI Araçatuba 2014 3 13.73 S 9.1 TK 7.0B 10 7 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma appears circular. Diffuse outer coma with slightly brighter centre.) 2014 3 12.74 S 9.0 TK 7.0B 10 6 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma appears elongated to NNW. Enhances using Swan Band filter.) 2014 3 12.163 S 9.6 TK 25.4J 47 3.5 3/ BOU Sint Annen 2014 3 12.153 S 9.5 TK 15.5L 42 3.3 4 DIJ Burlage 2014 3 11.74 S 9.6 TJ 40.6L 76 4 4 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 3 10.75 S 9.5 TJ 40.6L 76 3 3 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 3 10.178 S 9.5 TK 15.5L 29 4 4 DIJ Burlage 2014 3 10.16 S 9.4 TK 20.0L 42 4 5 SCH Eerbeek 2014 3 10.155 S 9.5 TK 25.4J 47 3 3/ BOU Sint Annen 2014 3 10.10 M 9.2 TT 5.0B 10 3 5 GUZ Bogdanówka (Fainter than previously.) 2014 3 9.76 S 9.3 TJ 40.6L 76 4 4 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 3 8.77 S 9.3 TJ 40.6L 76 4 3 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2014 3 8.159 S 9.4 TK 25.4J 47 3.2 3 BOU Sint Annen 2014 3 6.160 S 9.5 TK 15.5L 24 3.1 3/ DIJ Burlage 2014 3 6.158 S 9.3 TK 15.5L 24 3.5 3/ BOU Burlage, Germany 2014 3 2.10 M 8.7 TT 5.0B 10 4 5 GUZ Bogdanówka (Still an easy object in 10x50B. Faint stubby tail visible in 32.6-cmL.) 2014 2 27.202 S 9.1 TK 8.0B 15 3 3 DIJ Burlage 2014 2 25.206 S 9.4 TK 10.0B 14 2 4 LOO Wouwberg, Peer 2014 2 22.18 S 8.8 TK 20.0L 42 & 3 2 SCH Eerbeek (Moonlight, cirrus.) 2014 2 13.243 S 8.6 TK 10.0B 14 1.2 6 LOO Genk 2014 2 12.223 S 8.6 TK 10.0B 14 1.5 6 LOO Genk 2014 2 12.21 S 8.2 TK 8.0B 15 5 3 SCH Eerbeek 2014 2 10.193 S 8.4 TK 8.0B 15 3 4 11m 310 DIJ Burlage 2014 2 9.72 M 8.7 TK 25.0L 39 2.5 4/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Very faint outer coma, brighter inner coma with moderately condensed central condensation, almost stellar. Coma elongated to WNW. Very close to bright star. Enhances using Swan Band filter. Low altitude 4.4°.) 2014 2 8.33 S 7.5 HD 10.0B 20 6 4/ 15m 285 GOI Araçatuba (Comet altitude 19°.) 2014 2 7.32 S 7.4 TK 10.0B 20 6 4 10m 300 GOI Araçatuba (Comet altitude 15°.) 2014 2 6.75 S 8.7 AA 10.0B 25 4 SEA Cowra, NSW 2014 2 5.23 S 7.9 TK 8.0B 15 5 5 SCH Eerbeek 2014 2 5.201 S 8.2 TK 8.0B 15 3.5 5/ DIJ Burlage (Magn. 9.3 star closeby. Nice view: 2 comets in the same field.) 2014 2 4.15 M 7.6 TT 5.0B 10 5 5 0.5 300 GUZ Dosłońce (Easily visible. Only 2.5 degrees from another bright comet - C/2012 X1 (LINEAR). Both visible simultanously in the same field of view.) 2014 2 3.236 S 8.3 TK 10.0B 14 1.5 6 LOO Genk 2014 2 3.21 S 7.6 TK 8.0B 15 5 6 & 0.2 305 SCH Eerbeek 2014 2 3.185 S 8.2 TK 8.0B 15 3.5 7 0.5 305 DIJ Burlage 2014 2 3.183 S 7.9 TK 8.0B 15 4 4/ 0.5 310 BOU Burlage, Germany (Comet makes a nice view with C/2012 X1 in same field.) 2014 2 2.235 S 8.1 TK 10.0B 14 1 6 LOO Genk 2014 2 1.75 M 8.1 TK 25.0L 39 3.5 5/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma elongated to NW. No tail visible. Enhances well in Swan Band filter. Twilight interference, low altitude 4.7°.) 2014 1 31.233 S 8.2 TK 10.0B 14 1 6 LOO Genk 2014 1 31.22 S 7.5 TK 8.0B 15 5 6 SCH Eerbeek 2014 1 30.32 S 7.1 TK 10.0B 20 7 4 GOI Araçatuba (Comet altitude 9°.) 2014 1 29.237 S 7.9 TK 10.0B 14 1 6 LOO Genk 2014 1 29.22 S 7.5 TK 8.0B 15 5 6 SCH Eerbeek 2014 1 28.24 S 7.4 TK 8.0B 15 5 6 SCH Eerbeek (Hint of tail in p.a. 310 degrees.) 2014 1 28.233 S 7.8 TK 10.0B 14 1 6 LOO Genk 2014 1 27.229 S 7.8 TK 10.0B 14 1 6 LOO Genk 2014 1 27.21 S 7.4 TK 8.0B 15 5 6 SCH Eerbeek (Comet close to star 72 Oph. In 20.0cm-L at 42x, weak short tail 0.3 degree in p.a. 320 deg.) 2014 1 27.158 S 7.3 TK 8.0B 15 3 4/ DIJ Burlage 2014 1 26.212 S 7.4 TK 10.0B 14 2 7 LOO Genk 2014 1 14.240 S 6.9 TK 5.0B 10 2 7 LOO Genk 2014 1 12.236 S 7.0 TK 5.0B 10 2 6 LOO Genk 2014 1 12.23 S 6.7 TK 8.0B 15 4 7 0.7 320 SCH Eerbeek (Comet close to a group of stars.) 2014 1 12.191 S 6.8 TK 8.0B 15 3.5 6 1 325 DIJ Burlage 2014 1 11.191 S 7.0 TK 5.0B 10 2 6 LOO Genk (Comet altitude 17°.) 2014 1 10.24 S 6.5 TK 5.0B 10 5 6/ 0.8 335 SCH Eerbeek 2014 1 10.146 S 6.9 TK 5.0B 10 2 6 LOO Genk (Comet altitude 7°.) 2014 1 8.236 S 6.5 TK 5.0B 10 3 7 LOO Genk 2014 1 7.23 S 6.4 TK 5.0B 10 8 6 0.9 330 SCH Eerbeek 2014 1 7.228 S 6.4 TK 5.0B 10 3 7 LOO Genk 2014 1 5.229 S 6.3 TK 5.0B 10 3 7 LOO Genk 2014 1 4.226 S 6.4 TK 8.0B 15 4.8 6/ 1.7 335 DIJ Burlage 2014 1 4.17 S 6.4 TK 5.0B 10 6 5/ 0.5 335 SCH Eerbeek 2014 1 3.191 S 6.3 TK 8.0B 15 4 7 1.7 335 DIJ Burlage 2014 1 1.229 S 6.4 TK 5.0B 10 3 7 0.5 LOO Genk 2014 1 1.15 B 6.1 TT 5.0B 10 5 7 1 335 GUZ Krosno 2013 12 31.203 S 6.3 TK 8.0B 15 5.5 6 3 340 DIJ Burlage 2013 12 30.20 S 5.9 TK 5.0B 10 7 6 0.9 335 SCH Eerbeek (In 15x80B tail is 1.5 degrees long.) 2013 12 30.185 S 6.3 TK 8.0B 15 8 6 3.5 340 DIJ Burlage 2013 12 28.712 M 6.2 TK 8.0B 15 4 7 1.0 335 BOU Sint Annen 2013 12 28.712 S 6.2 TK 8.0B 15 6 6 1 335 DIJ Burlage 2013 12 25.728 S 6.2 TK 8.0B 15 5 6 1.3 335 DIJ Burlage 2013 12 25.713 M 6.0 TK 8.0B 15 5 7 1.1 340 BOU Sint Annen 2013 12 24.68 M 6.1 TT 5.0B 10 5 7 GUZ Krosno 2013 12 23.24 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 10 6 6 1.0 340 SCH Eerbeek (Moonlight. In 15x80B, tail 1.7 degrees long.) 2013 12 23.223 S 6.4 TK 5.0B 10 2 7 LOO Genk (Interference from moonlight and some clouds. Altitude 25°.) 2013 12 22.712 M 5.9 TK 8.0B 15 5.5 7 1.8 340 BOU Sint Annen 2013 12 20.754 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 10 2 7 LOO Genk (Altitude 7°.) 2013 12 20.75 S 6.0 TK 8.0B 15 & 5 6 SCH Eerbeek (Altitude 10°. No tail visible due to poor conditions.) 2013 12 20.713 M 5.8 TK 5.0B 7 8 6 1.3 345 BOU Westerdijkshorn 2013 12 20.712 S 5.9 TK 5.0B 10 9 6/ 1.8 345 DIJ Krewerd, The Netherlands 2013 12 20.25 S 6.1:TK 7.0B 12 7 7 0.2 345 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee 2013 12 19.73 S 5.8 TK 8.0B 15 & 5 6 345 SCH Eerbeek (Altitude 14°.) 2013 12 18.71 S 5.8 TK 8.0B 15 & 5 6/ 0.9 345 SCH Eerbeek (Altitude 19°.) 2013 12 16.256 S 6.1 TK 5.0B 10 3 6 LOO Genk 2013 12 14.717 S 5.8 TK 8.0B 15 6 7 0.5 340 DIJ Burlage (Moonlight.) 2013 12 12.238 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 10 5 7 1.0 LOO Genk 2013 12 11.22 S 5.3 TK 7.0B 12 8 7 1.5 345 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee 2013 12 11.198 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 10 5 7 1.0 LOO Wouwberg, Peer 2013 12 10.73 S 5.5 TK 8.0B 15 & 8 7 SCH Eerbeek (Moonlight, hazy, altitude 17°.) 2013 12 10.222 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 10 5 7 0.5 LOO Genk 2013 12 10.21 S 5.3 TK 7.0B 12 8 7 1.5 345 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee 2013 12 10.16 I 5.0 TT 0.0E 1 10 7 GUZ Czuszów 2013 12 10.16 B 5.1 TT 5.0B 10 10 7 2.6 340 GUZ Czuszów 2013 12 6.22 S 5.7 TK 5.0B 10 &10 7 1.4 340 SCH Eerbeek 2013 12 6.18 M 5.0 TT 5.0B 10 10 7 3 340 GUZ Biórków Mały 2013 12 6.174 S 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 5 7 0.5 LOO Genk 2013 12 6.17 M 4.9 TT 0.0E 1 12 7 GUZ Biórków Mały 2013 12 6.105 M 5.1 TK 5.0B 10 11 7 1.9 340 DIJ Burlage 2013 12 5.21 M 5.1 TK 0.0E 1 12 7/ GON Cueto Rosales, León 2013 12 5.20 M 5.3 TK 5.0B 10 12 7/ 2.2 340 GON Cueto Rosales, León 2013 12 5.132 S 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 5 6 0.5 LOO Genk 2013 12 5.042 M 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 8 8 1.2 335 DIJ Burlage 2013 12 4.737 M 5.0 TK 5.0B 7 11 6 2.0 340 BOU Sint Annen 2013 12 3.75 M 4.9 YG 5.0B 10 10 5 1.4 340 GRA Eidsvoll Verk (Alt. 19°. SQM-L reading 20.6 [partly cloudy].) 2013 12 3.18 B 4.9 TT 5.0B 10 12 7 3.8 340 GUZ Biórków Mały (Fantastic! Very bright, small, compact, greenish coma. First 2 degrees of tail bright and easily seen, the rest much fainter, but still pretty obvious with averted vision.) 2013 12 3.17 M 4.7 TT 0.0E 1 15 8 0.5 340 GUZ Biórków Mały (Easily visible, as small, strongly condensed object with faint tail.) 2013 12 3.250 S 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 5 5 LOO Genk 2013 11 30.99 M 5.1 YG 5.0B 10 11 5/ 1.5 335 GRA Steinbruvann, Oslo (Coma appeared clearly fainter than M31, but brighter than M13. Tail was quite faint. Alt. 14.5°. SQM-L reading 19.8.) 2013 11 29.992 M 4.6 TK 5.0B 10 14 8 2.2 330 DIJ Burlage 2013 11 28.22 S 4.7 TK 0.0E 1 15 7/ GON Cueto Rosales, León 2013 11 28.21 M 5.1 TK 5.0B 10 14 7 3.2 320 GON Cueto Rosales, León (Slight moonlight interference.) 2013 11 28.01 M 5.1 YG 5.0B 10 12 5/ 1.5 325 GRA Steinbruvann, Oslo 2013 11 28.01 I 5.1 YG 0.7E 1 GRA Steinbruvann, Oslo (SQM-L reading 20.1. Clear sky.) 2013 11 27.14 5.0 5.0B 7 12 5 BAR Milan 2013 11 26.009 S 4.8 TK 5.0B 10 14 8 2.4 315 DIJ Burlage 2013 11 25.739 aM 4.9 TK 5.0B 10 14 5 1.0 325 BOU Sint Annen 2013 11 25.20 M 5.2 YG 5.0B 10 14 5 GRA Risløkka, Oslo (Well visible from my home location.) 2013 11 25.20 I 4.8 TK 0.0E 1 12 7/ GON Sierra de Nuestra Señora - Castrocontrigo, León 2013 11 25.19 M 5.1 TK 5.0B 10 14 7 2.3 320 GON Sierra de Nuestra Señora - Castrocontrigo, León (Moonlight interference.) 2013 11 25.19 5.0 5.0B 7 10 BAR Milan 2013 11 23.69 I 5.1 TK 0.7E 1 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo 2013 11 23.69 M 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 12 5 0.8 310 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (First formal evening observation. Glimpsed with naked eye. Interference from fog and cold wind, but reasonably clear during some moments. Alt. 21° and solar alt. -13½°.) 2013 11 23.19 M 5.0 TK 5.0B 10 13 7 1.7 310 GON Andarraso, León (Moonlight interference.) 2013 11 22.23 M 5.1 TK 5.0B 10 12 5 1.2 310 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (Tail was faint. Moonlight and twilight [solar alt. -13½°], but clear sky. SQM-L reading 19.3.) 2013 11 21.23 M 5.0 TK 5.0B 10 12 5/ GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (Glimpsed with naked eye. Moonlight and twilight [solar alt. -14°]. SQM-L reading 19.1. The sky had just cleared when this observation was made.) 2013 11 21.19 M 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 13 7 1.2 290 GON Aldeanueva de Figueroa, Salamanca (Moonlight interference.) 2013 11 21.017 S 5.4 TK 5.0B 10 10 7 DIJ Burlage 2013 11 20.217 S 5.3 TK 5.0B 10 15 4/ BOU Sint Annen (Moonlight.) 2013 11 20.20 S 5.2 TK 5.0B 10 16 5/ 1.7 295 SCH Eerbeek Bright moonlight and some cirrus.) 2013 11 20.20 M 5.1 TK 5.0B 10 14 6 1.3 305 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (Bright coma, tail faint but definitely seen. Moonlight, otherwise good conditions. SQM-L reading 19.0, NEL near 5.0.) 2013 11 19.999 S 5.6 TK 8.0B 15 6 6 0.7 300 DIJ Burlage (Moonlight.) 2013 11 19.30 M 4.8 TK 5.0B 7 15 5 0.7 290 GOI Araçatuba (Comet altitude: 12°.) 2013 11 19.15 M 5.2 TT 5.0B 10 15 7 GUZ Bogdanówka (Moonlight interference.) 2013 11 18.11 M 5.5:TT 5.0B 10 12 6 GUZ Biórków Mały (Moonlight interference.) 2013 11 17.31 S 5.2 TK 5.0B 7 12 5 GOI Araçatuba (Nautical twilight, clouds.) 2013 11 17.18 M 5.4 YG 5.0B 10 15 5 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (Clearly visible despite a full Moon. Comet observed high in the sky [alt. 59°]. SQM-L reading 19.0, NEL near 5.0.) 2013 11 16.78 S 4.9 TJ 7.0R 10 21 7 YOS Mt. Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Very clearly visible despite the full moon. It seems to brighten furthermore during last one week.) 2013 11 15.30 M 5.4 TK 5.0B 7 16 5/ 1 290 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 15.21 S 5.5 TK 5.0B 10 15 6 0.8 270 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee 2013 11 14.71 M 5.8 TK 5.0B 7 15 6 WYA Walcha, NSW (Large faint outer coma, bright inner coma with small central condensation, sometimes stellar. Low altitude: 12.1°.) 2013 11 14.231 S 5.5 TK 5.0B 10 10 6 LOO Genk 2013 11 14.20 S 5.2 TK 0.0E 1 15 7 GON Cueto Rosales - Riello, León 2013 11 14.19 M 5.4 TK 5.0B 10 15 6/ 1.7 300 GON Cueto Rosales - Riello, León 2013 11 13.73 S 5.4 AA 3.5B 6 SEA Cowra, NSW (Faintly visible naked eye.) 2013 11 13.73 S 6.1 TK 4.0B 8 13 5 MAT Swan Hill, VIC 2013 11 13.72 S 6.0 TJ 8.0B 20 10 6 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2013 11 13.71 S 5.8 TK 0.0E 1 20 1 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma very diffused and easily located naked eye. Diameter was difficult to estimate due to low altitude.) 2013 11 13.70 M 5.8 TK 5.0B 7 15 6 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma appears to have smaller outer coma, with bright central condensation offset to the ESE. Bright inner coma gradually fades to edges and shows an elongation to the WSW. No tail observed. Altitude 15°.) 2013 11 13.30 M 5.6 TK 5.0B 7 16 5 1 290 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 13.201 S 5.7 TK 5.0B 10 8 6 LOO Wouwberg, Peer 2013 11 13.20 S 5.5 TK 5.0B 10 15 6 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee (Faintly visible with naked eye, with 20x60B, tail of more than 30' visible in p.a. 280 deg.) 2013 11 13.19 S 5.8 TK 4.0B 8 15 6 SCH Eerbeek (In 15x80B, tail ~1 deg. in p.a. 270 deg.) 2013 11 13.16 I 5.5 TK 0.7E 1 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo 2013 11 13.16 M 5.6 TK 5.0B 10 15 5/ 0.4 285 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (With naked eye, faintly but definitely seen as a small diffuse object. In 10x50B, coma very well seen, tail was faint. Clear and transparent sky. SQM-L reading 20.2, NEL near 6.0.) 2013 11 13.147 M 5.7 TK 5.0B 10 13 5 BOU Groningen 2013 11 13.129 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 10 11 8 0.7 285 DIJ Burlage 2013 11 12.71 S 5.6 TK 0.0E 1 45 0/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma large and very diffuse, easily picked up naked eye. Limiting mag in vicinity 6.0+, very clean clear sky. Nearby stars near naked eye threshold may have contributed to coma diameter estimate.) 2013 11 12.70 M 6.0 TK 5.0B 7 19.5 5 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma diffuse with small bright central condensation, not quite stellar. Narrow tail 19 in p.a. 288 deg.) 2013 11 11.72 S 6.4 TJ 8.0B 20 10 5 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2013 11 11.29 M 6.0 TK 5.0B 7 16 5 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 11.20 S 5.6 TK 5.0B 10 14 6 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee (Faintly visible with naked eye. With 20x60B, tail of more than 30' visible in p.a. 280 deg.) 2013 11 11.20 S 5.4 TK 0.0E 1 15 7 GON Sierra de Nuestra Señora - Castrocontrigo, León 2013 11 11.19 M 5.6 TK 5.0B 10 15 6 2.2 290 GON Sierra de Nuestra Señora - Castrocontrigo, León (In 10x50B the observable ion tail [2.2-deg] appears much longer than five days ago [0.7-deg].) 2013 11 11.19 M 5.9 YG 5.0B 10 14 5 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (Hint of tail towards west. Comet easily seen. It appeared considerably brighter and larger than M81. SQM-L reading 20.0. Sky brightness apparently somewhat enhanched by high clouds.) 2013 11 11.18 S 6.0 TK 5.0B 10 17 6 SCH Eerbeek (In 20.0-cm L at 42x, tail 0.3 deg. in p.a. 275 deg.) 2013 11 11.157 S 5.8 TK 5.0B 7 17 8 DIJ Burlage (In 15x80B, tail 40' in p.a. 288 deg.) 2013 11 11.154 M 5.8 TK 5.0B 7 12 5/ 0.4 280 BOU Burlage, Germany (Very faint gastail, better seen and slightly longer in 15x80B.) 2013 11 9.72 S 5.7 AA 3.5B 6 12 SEA Cowra, NSW (Faintly visible naked eye.) 2013 11 9.29 S 6.2 TK 5.0B 7 15 4 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 9.29 S 6.4 TK 10.0B 20 12 5 0.3 270 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 9.09 M 5.7 TT 0.0E 1 &20 5 GUZ Czuszów (Easily visble with naked eye as relatively large, condensed object.) 2013 11 9.08 M 6.0 TT 5.0B 10 15 6 1.2 280 GUZ Czuszów (Very bright and large. Coma elongated towards faint and thin but rather long tail. Enormous in 32.6-cmL with very bright star-like nucleus, m2 ~ 10-11 mag.) 2013 11 8.77 S 6.0 TJ 7.0R 10 18 7 YOS Mt. Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Very bright! Very large, and very strongly condensed.) 2013 11 8.29 S 6.3 TK 5.0B 7 14 4/ GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 8.21 S 5.7 TK 5.0B 10 12 5 GIL Noordwijk aan Zee 2013 11 8.00 M 6.2 TK 5.0B 10 14 5 GRA Hågår Observatory, Eina (Dark sky [SQM-L value 21.2] but observing somewhat disturbed by high clouds.) 2013 11 7.72 S 6.8 TJ 8.0B 20 10 4 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2013 11 7.69 M 6.6 TK 5.0B 7 16.5 5/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Not visible to naked eye. No obvious signs of a tail. Coma elongated to WSW approx. Small central condensation, sometimes appears stellar in periods of good seeing.) 2013 11 6.68 M 6.5 TK 5.0B 7 14.5 5 WYA Walcha, NSW (No tail, coma elongated to WSW approximately. Large diffuse outer coma, gradually brightening to small central condensation which is almost stellar. Sky transparency fair, humid air present, fog at ground level.) 2013 11 6.18 I 5.9 TK 0.0E 1 12 7 GON Collada del Fresno - Sierra del Aramo, Asturias 2013 11 6.17 M 6.3 TK 5.0B 10 12 7 0.7 270 GON Collada del Fresno - Sierra del Aramo, Asturias 2013 11 6.16 M 6.6 TK 10.0B 25 10 6 0.7 270 GON Collada del Fresno - Sierra del Aramo, Asturias 2013 11 6.14 M 6.3 YG 5.0B 10 11 5 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (Interference from fog, but reasonably clear for a while and enough to secure a formal observation. SQM-L reading 20.4.) 2013 11 5.71 M 6.3 TK 5.0B 7 17.5 5 WYA Walcha, NSW (Tail 8.7 length in p.a. 284 deg. Coma quite diffused with bright and almost stellar central condensation. Strongly enhanced using Swan Band filter. Naked eye attempt successful but appears very faint. LM = 6.4, averted vision worked best. Very diffuse [DC=0/1] and difficult to obtain m1 value.) 2013 11 5.193 M 6.6 TK 8.0B 15 10 4/ BOU Groningen 2013 11 4.990 S 6.8 TK 8.0B 15 11 6 DIJ Burlage 2013 11 4.74 S 6.2 AA 5.0B 10 SEA Cowra, NSW 2013 11 4.68 M 6.3 TK 5.0B 7 14 5 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma diffuse with almost stellar central condensation. Naked eye attempt unsuccessful.) 2013 11 4.11 S 6.2 TT 0.0E 1 &15 6 GUZ Biórków Mały (Relatively easy to see under dark, transparent skies. Stars up to 6.9 visible in comet's vicinity.) 2013 11 4.11 M 6.4 TT 5.0B 10 13 5 0.4 280 GUZ Biórków Mały (Very bright and large. Coma elongated towards faint, thin tail.) 2013 11 3.75 S 6.9 TK 4.0B 8 10 5 MAT Swan Hill, VIC 2013 11 3.72 S 6.3 AA 3.5B 6 15 SEA Cowra, NSW 2013 11 2.69 M 6.6 TK 5.0B 7 13.3 5/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Close to bright star [magn. 6.4]. Bright central condensation, appears stellar-like in good seeing. Enhances very well with Swan Band filter held at eyepiece. Negative naked eye attempt. No tail.) 2013 11 2.29 S 7.1 TK 5.0B 7 12 3 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 2.29 S 7.3 TK 10.0B 20 10 4/ GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 2.12 M 6.6 TK 5.0B 10 10 5 GRA Røverkollen, Oslo (The comet was easily seen and appeared slightly brighter than M81. Sky was hazy but quite dark [SQM-L reading 20.0]. Clouds shortly afterwards prevented further observations.) 2013 11 1.75 S 7.0 TK 4.0B 8 10 5 MAT Swan Hill, VIC 2013 11 1.25 S 7.4 TK 10.0B 20 8 4 GOI Araçatuba 2013 11 1.14 S 6.7 TT 0.0E 1 &15 6 GUZ Przełęcz Szklarska (The comet was visible with naked eye as 6.5 mag spot, but there was 8.6 magn. star inside coma during the observation, thus I subtracted 0.2 magn. to take that into account. Excellent transparency with stars up to 7.3 magn. visible with naked eye in comet's vicinity.) 2013 11 1.10 M 6.9 TT 5.0B 10 13 5 GUZ Przełęcz Szklarska (Bright and large. Coma elongated towards p.a. 280 deg. Faint straight tail 0.2 deg. long in p.a. ~280 deg. could also be glimpsed in 32.6 cm-reflector at50x.) 2013 10 31.75 S 7.3 TK 10.0B 25 8 5 MAT Swan Hill, VIC 2013 10 31.68 M 6.9 TK 5.0B 7 13.6 4/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma large and diffuse, close to bright star, no tail.) 2013 10 31.157 M 7.4 TK 15.6L 24 8 4/ BOU Sint Annen 2013 10 31.15 S 7.7 TK 8.0B 15 11 5/ SCH Eerbeek 2013 10 31.15 S 7.2 TK 5.0B 10 8 6 GON Alto del Castro - Aralla, León 2013 10 31.14 S 7.5 TK 10.0B 25 7 5 0.4 280 GON Alto del Castro - Aralla, León (Elongated coma.) 2013 10 31.12 M 7.4 TT 5.0B 10 10 5 GUZ Przełęcz Szklarska 2013 10 30.974 S 7.5 TK 8.0B 15 8.5 4/ DIJ Burlage 2013 10 30.68 M 7.6 TK 7.0B 11 11.5 5/ WYA Walcha, NSW (No tail, line of stars at coma edge to S. Large coma with faint outer edges. Small central condensation with nearly stellar core.) 2013 10 30.128 S 7.8 TK 20.0L 48 2.5 6 LOO Wouwberg, Peer 2013 10 29.985 S 7.6 TK 8.0B 15 8 4/ DIJ Burlage 2013 10 29.17 S 7.8 TK 10.0B 20 8 2 GOI Araçatuba 2013 10 27.17 S 8.1 TK 8.0B 15 &10 5 SCH Eerbeek (Possibly underestimated due to moonlight.) 2013 10 24.71 M 8.2 TK 25.0L 39 3.9 3/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Moonlight. Coma easily visible. Outer coma faint, gradual in brightness to centre to a moderately condensed central condensation. Enhances well with Swan Band filter. No tail.) 2013 10 23.10 M 8.5 TT 5.0B 10 5 5 GUZ Biórków Mały (Only faintly seen. Bright moon ~40 degrees away.) 2013 10 23.10 M 8.8 TT 32.6L 50 4 5 GUZ Biórków Mały 2013 10 20.31 S 8.4 TK 22.0L 60 5 3 GOI Araçatuba (Moonlight.) 2013 10 20.14 M 9.0 TT 20.3L 63 5 4 GUZ Krosno (Easily visible despite very bright moonlight.) 2013 10 16.72 M 9.3 TA 25.0L 39 3.3 3/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Small central condensation, no tail. Coma elongated to the West approximately. Enhances well in Swan Band filter. Moonlight interference.) 2013 10 16.22 S 8.7 TK 10.0B 25 7 4 GON Cubiellos - Sierra del Aramo, Asturias 2013 10 16.21 S 8.9 TK 20.3T 77 6 4 GON Cubiellos - Sierra del Aramo, Asturias (Elongated coma. Astronomical twilight.) 2013 10 15.72 S 9.6 AA 10.0B 25 3 SEA The Entrance, NSW (Quite strongly enhanced thro Swan Band filter.) 2013 10 14.72 S 9.3:TA 25.0L 39 6.4 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (No tail. Comet located in crowded star field, background stars in coma making m1 estimate difficult. Coma appears elongated to the West approximately.) 2013 10 14.09 S 8.9 TK 8.0R 30 4.5 3 GRA Steinbruvann, Oslo 2013 10 13.76 S 9.3 TJ 40.0L 36 6.5 4 YOS Kita-karuizawa, Gunma 2013 10 13.10 S 8.8:TK 10.0R 25 5 3/ GRA Breisjøen, Oslo (Comet clearly visible despite its location in the Monoceros Milky Way. Three 11th mag. stars [TK] were located within the coma and the corrected m1 value is thus somewhat uncertain [the uncorrected total brightness was 8.4]. Clear sky, but some light pollution, NEL = 5.7 [approx.]. SQM-L reading 20.2.) 2013 10 12.76 S 10.4 TJ 40.0L 36 4.5 5 YOS Kita-karuizawa, Gunma 2013 10 12.75 S 9.6 TK 20.0L 57 4 3 MAT Swan Hill, VIC 2013 10 11.75 S 9.3 TJ 40.0L 36 5 4 YOS Kita-karuizawa, Gunma (Very bright and large! Smaller than 2P/Encke, but more condensed.) 2013 10 11.29 S 10.0 TK 22.0L 60 4 3 GOI Araçatuba 2013 10 10.081 S 9.9 TA 15.5L 42 3.6 4 DIJ Burlage 2013 10 9.67 S 9.8 AQ 25.0L 39 4.4 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (No tail, coma diffuse and in crowded star field. Coma elongated to the West approximately, measuring 4.4 x 5.0. Slightly condensed central condensation.) 2013 10 8.73 S 10.1 TK 20.0L 57 3.5 2 MAT Swan Hill, VIC (Comet appears to be brightening more rapidly than expected and is on track for a faint naked eye performance in December.) 2013 10 7.72 S 10.5 TJ 40.6L 76 3 3 CAM Warners Bay, NSW 2013 10 7.17 S 9.7 TK 10.0B 25 6 3/ GON Alto del Castro - Aralla, León 2013 10 7.16 S 10.1 TK 20.3T 77 4.5 3 GON Alto del Castro - Aralla, León (Elongated coma.) 2013 10 4.70 S 10.1 AQ 25.0L 39 3.4 2/ WYA Walcha, NSW (No tail. Coma diffuse, bright star at coma edge. Diffuse edges of coma and gradually brightening to centre.) 2013 10 4.08 S 10.2 AQ 32.6L 50 4 3 GUZ Dosłońce (Bright and easy to see.) 2013 10 3.73 M 10.2 TA 25.0L 39 4.3 4 WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma elongated to SW approximately, measures 4.3 x 4.7, no tail. Moderately condensed, enhances using Swan Band filter.) 2013 10 1.103 S 10.4 AQ 30.5T 73 3 2 BOU Burlage, Germany 2013 10 1.097 S 10.8 AQ 30.5T 73 3.5 3/ DIJ Burlage 2013 9 29.73 S 10.1 AQ 25.0L 39 5.5 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (Moonlight. Coma very large and diffuse. Faint outer coma brightening to a slightly more condensed central condensation. Enhances using Swan Band filter.) 2013 9 28.74 S 10.6 TA 25.0L 39 3.8 1/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Moonlight. No tail, coma diffuse and gradually brightens to centre, enhances using Swan Band filter.) 2013 9 13.16 S 12.7 AQ 20.3T 133 1.5 3 GON Alto del Castro - Aralla, León (Altitude 25°. Nearby field stars checked in DSS. Mountain location, very clear sky and good seeing conditions.) 2013 9 11.73 S 12.2 AQ 25.0L 39 1.9 1/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Close to bright stars. Coma diffuse with fan shaped appendage to SSE. Does not enhance using Swan Band filter.)