Comet LINEAR A2
|This photo was taken on July 6, 2001, at 3:52 am CDT by David Renneke using an ST-6 CCD camera attached to the C-14 telescope located in the observatory at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. The size of the image is 11 x 7 arcminutes. The sky was clear with low humidity and the temperature was about 60oF. The comet was easy to see with the 30 mm eyepiece and with binoculars. RA 23 h 40 min, Dec 4o19', Altitude 46o, Azimuth 140o.|
Here is the photo gallery maintained by Spaceweather.com. On May 18, 2001, Gordon Garradd took a composite AP-7 CCD picture.