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Year Mn Day MM Mag Ref Scope Pwr coma DC tail p.a. Obs Site 2012 12 2.80 S 11.2 TK 20.3T 77 3.5 2 GON Alto del Trichero - Soto y Amío, León (Elongated coma.) 2012 11 24.39 S 10.8 TJ 40.0L 75 2.8 4/ YOS Kita-karuizawa, Gunma (Bright Moon located very near, but the comet was visible. It really became a bright comet.) 2012 11 14.942 S 11.3 TK 15.5L 42 3 3 DIJ Burlage 2012 11 12.91 S 10.5 TK 20.3T 77 3 4 0.1 130 GON Pandorado, León 2012 11 11.813 S 10.9 TK 15.5L 42 2.2 3 DIJ Burlage 2012 11 11.757 S 11.1 AC 32.0L 80 1 3 LOO Genk 2012 11 11.014 S 10.8 TK 15.5L 29 3 3 DIJ Burlage 2012 11 6.90 S 10.3 TK 20.3T 77 3.5 4 0.15 140 GON Pandorado, León 2012 11 5.00 S 10.5 TK 22.0L 160 2 4 GOI Araçatuba 2012 11 4.82 S 10.3 TK 20.3T 77 3.5 4 0.15 140 GON Collada del Fresno - Sierra del Aramo, Asturias (m2=13.3 [AQ]. Broad tail spanning from 110 deg. to 170 deg., 0.15° in p.a. 140 deg.) 2012 11 3.810 S 10.5 TK 15.5L 29 3.5 5 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 23.965 S 10.2 AC 32.0L 80 1 3 LOO Genk 2012 10 21.896 S 10.3 AC 32.0L 80 1 4 LOO Genk 2012 10 21.874 S 9.9 TK 15.5L 29 3 6 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 20.88 S 9.8 UD 25.4L 60 3.0 5 IVA Melovoe 2012 10 19.99 M 9.6 TT 5.0B 10 4 5 GUZ Bogdanówka 2012 10 19.838 M 10.0 TK 15.5L 29 2.8 6 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 19.82 S 9.4 TK 10.0B 25 5 5 GON Pico Cueto - Busfrío - Cudillero, Asturias 2012 10 19.814 S 10.2 AC 32.0L 80 1 5 LOO Genk 2012 10 19.81 S 9.6 TK 20.3T 77 5 5/ 0.15 150 GON Pico Cueto - Busfrío - Cudillero, Asturias (m2=12.6 [AQ]. Faint outer coma: 5'. Broad tail spanning from 130 deg. to 170 deg., 0.15° in p.a. 150 deg. Mountain location, very clear sky.) 2012 10 18.93 S 9.5 UD 25.4L 60 3.5 5 IVA Melovoe 2012 10 18.06 S 9.5 TK 10.0B 20 2 5 GOI Araçatuba 2012 10 16.897 M 9.9 TK 15.6L 29 2.5 6 BOU Sint Annen 2012 10 16.833 M 9.7 TK 15.5L 29 2.2 7/ DIJ Burlage 2012 10 16.771 S 10.0 AC 32.0L 80 1 6 LOO Genk 2012 10 15.854 M 9.8 TK 15.5L 29 2.1 7 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 15.06 S 9.3 TK 10.0B 20 2.5 5 GOI Araçatuba 2012 10 14.854 M 9.8 TK 15.5L 29 2.4 6/ DIJ Burlage 2012 10 12.912 M 9.8 TK 15.6L 29 2.8 6/ BOU Sint Annen 2012 10 12.82 M 9.1 TT 5.0B 10 & 5 5 GUZ Szklary (Comet easily seen in binoculars thanks to excellent conditions. NEL magn. ~7.4.) 2012 10 12.81 M 9.6 TT 20.3L 63 3 6 5m 150 GUZ Szklary 2012 10 12.771 S 9.7 AC 20.0L 60 1 7 LOO Genk 2012 10 11.99 M 9.4 TT 5.0B 10 4 6 GUZ Krosno 2012 10 11.98 M 9.7 TT 20.3L 63 3 6 4m 150 GUZ Krosno (Very bright and well condensed object. Broad tail 4' long easily seen in the telescope.) 2012 10 11.902 M 9.9 TK 15.6L 36 2.4 7 BOU Sint Annen 2012 10 10.864 S 9.9 TK 8.0B 15 2.9 6 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 10.825 M 9.8 TK 15.6L 29 2.5 7 BOU Sint Annen 2012 10 10.785 S 9.6 AC 32.0L 80 1 7 LOO Genk 2012 10 9.09 M 9.3 TK 22.0L 60 3 6 GOI Araçatuba 2012 10 9.08 S 9.1 TK 10.0B 20 3 5 GOI Araçatuba 2012 10 8.826 S 9.6 TK 8.0B 15 2.3 7/ DIJ Burlage 2012 10 8.44 M 9.3 AA 10.0B 25 SEA Cowra, NSW 2012 10 8.10 S 9.2 TK 22.0L 60 3 5 GOI Araçatuba 2012 10 7.884 M 9.6 TK 15.5L 29 2.2 7/ BOU Burlage, Germany (In 30.5T at 117x, broad tail about 2' long towards p.a. 165 deg.) 2012 10 7.884 M 9.6 TK 15.5L 29 2.5 8 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 7.764 S 9.7 AC 32.0L 80 1 7 LOO Genk 2012 10 7.46 M 9.4 AA 10.0B 25 3 5 0.2 150 SEA Cowra, NSW (Condensation appeared elongated in direction of tail in 25.4L at 71x and, especially, at 114x. Using binocular telescope, comet appeared noticeably fainter through Swan band filter.) 2012 10 6.899 S 9.9 AC 32.0L 80 1 7 LOO Genk 2012 10 6.875 S 9.7 TK 8.0B 15 1.5 8 DIJ Burlage 2012 10 6.80 S 9.2 TK 5.0B 10 3 6 GUZ Wronin (NEL magn. ~6.5, comet only faintly seen in 10x50B.) 2012 10 6.793 M 9.7 TK 15.6L 29 2.5 7 BOU Sint Annen 2012 10 5.85 S 9.6 TK 10.0B 25 5 6 GON Ranedo de Curueño, León 2012 10 5.83 S 9.7 TK 20.3T 77 6 6 0.15 165 GON Ranedo de Curueño, León (In evolution after the recent outburst; m2=11.3 [TK]. Faint outer coma: 6'; brighter inner region: 1.5'. Fanned tail spanning from 140 deg. to 190 deg., 0.15-deg in p.a. 165 deg. Mountain location, very clear sky.) 2012 10 4.779 M 9.7 TK 15.6L 36 2.2 7/ BOU Sint Annen 2012 9 23.23 M 11.1 AU 22.0L 160 2.5 7 GOI Araçatuba 2012 9 22.926 M 11.5 AQ 30.5T 73 1.4 8 BOU Burlage, Germany (Comet in outburst! Easy to see with strong nearly stellar condensation in a faint coma.) 2012 9 22.924 M 11.5 AQ 30.5T 73 1.0 7/ DIJ Burlage 2012 9 19.880 S 12.2 AQ 30.5T 73 1.8 4 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 9 19.876 S 12.4 AQ 30.5T 73 1.4 3/ DIJ Burlage 2012 9 18.97 S 12.3 UD 25.4L 60 1.5 5 IVA Melovoe 2012 9 17.14 S 11.4 AU 22.0L 160 2.5 3 GOI Araçatuba 2012 9 15.903 S 12.4 AQ 30.5T 73 1.3 4 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 9 15.902 S 12.6 AQ 30.5T 73 0.9 4 DIJ Burlage 2012 9 15.78 S 12.9 TA 40.0L 144 1.4 6/ YOS Kita-karuizawa, Gunma (Surprising, as already reported! Bright, strongly condensed and easy to see.) 2012 9 13.95 S 10.9 TK 20.3T 77 3.5 3 GON Alto del Castro, León (The comet shows a brighter inner coma and higher DC after the recent outburst.} 2012 9 10.65 S 11.5 AC 18.0L 200 1.8 2 WOL Moera, Lower Hutt 2012 9 10.14 S 11.4:AU 22.0L 160 2 2 GOI Araçatuba 2012 9 9.935 S 12.4 TA 30.5T 95 1.2 4 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 9 9.935 S 12.4 TA 30.5T 95 1.0 4 DIJ Burlage 2012 9 6.90 S 11.2 TK 20.3T 100 3.5 1/ GON Llamas de Rueda, León (Brighter than expected. Faint and diffuse coma surrounding the near-stellar central condensation, m2=13.7 [AQ]. Mountain location, very clear sky.}