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Year Mn Day MM Mag Ref Scope Pwr coma DC tail p.a. Obs Site 2013 7 6.44 S 13.2 AQ 25.0L 83 0.6 2/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Outer coma diffuse and faint with small central condensation. Observed from 1240m alt.) 2013 5 19.74 S 14.1 AQ 25.0L 83 0.5 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (No tail, very small and diffuse, close to 13th magnitude star.) 2013 5 17.76 S 13.9 AQ 25.0L 83 0.5 2 WYA Walcha, NSW (Very small coma, no tail, diffuse edges, bright diffused patch of light at centre.) 2013 5 14.78 S 13.6 AQ 25.0L 83 0.7 2/ WYA Walcha, NSW (Coma appears very small and diffuse with slightly brighter core. Very difficult due to scintillation effects. Observed over a 40 minute period.) 2013 3 23.33 S 12.2 AU 22.0L 160 1.5 3 GOI Araçatuba 2013 1 20.26 S 9.6 TK 20.3T 77 3.5 3 GON Perilla de Castro, Zamora (Altitude: 7°. Mountain location, very clear sky.) 2012 6 14.01 S 11.6 TK 20.3T 100 3 2 GON Alto del Castro, León (Faint and diffuse coma.) 2012 5 16.950 S 14.1 AU 30.5T 117 0.4 3/ DIJ Burlage 2012 5 16.946 S 13.8 AU 30.5T 117 0.6 4 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 5 14.93 S 11.8 TK 20.3T 100 2.5 1/ GON Pandorado, León (Faint and diffuse coma.) 2012 5 12.961 S 14.0 AQ 30.5T 117 0.4 3 DIJ Burlage 2012 5 12.958 S 14.0 AQ 30.5T 117 0.6 3 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 5 12.87 S 14.0:UD 25.4L 170 0.5 3 IVA Melovoe 2012 4 24.90 S 13.7 UD 25.4L 120 0.7 3 IVA Melovoe 2012 4 15.974 S 13.4 AQ 30.5T 117 0.6 4 DIJ Burlage 2012 4 15.962 S 13.5 AQ 30.5T 117 0.6 4 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 3 29.18 S 12.2 AU 22.0L 160 2 2 GOI Araçatuba 2012 3 22.973 S 13.7 AQ 30.5T 117 0.7 3 DIJ Burlage 2012 3 22.969 S 13.6 AQ 30.5T 117 0.7 4/ BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 3 19.962 S 13.7 AQ 30.5T 117 0.7 4 BOU Burlage, Germany 2012 3 19.959 S 13.5 AQ 30.5T 117 0.7 4 DIJ Burlage 2012 3 15.00 S 11.7 TK 20.3T 77 3.5 2 GON Alto del Castro - Aralla, León (Significantly brighter than expected. Nearby field stars checked in DSS. Mountain location, very clear sky.) 2012 1 28.08 V 15.0 UD 6.7R NOV Nizhniy Arkhyz (remotely) 2012 1 24.97 V 15.0 UD 6.7R NOV Nizhniy Arkhyz (remotely)