252P/Linear in Sco near NGC6399 Globular Cluster, Sternbild Skorpion 

location: remote with http://www.itelescope.net/ Siding Spring Australia, Telescope T12, Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm, 530mm focal length, SBIG STL-11000M camera

L 2x 60s and 2x 120s standard calibration

the Comet orbit was near the Earth so the Comet moved 11´ in 30min of imaging

2016_3_25, 18:29-19:02 time UTC exposures taken


Fachgruppe Kometen VdS

Coma diameter about 11´, bright about 5,5 mag


Animated GIF, click on the image

L 2x 60s and 2x 120s and 1x 60s RGB used as L standard calibration

see above
Position in constellation Sco 

Moon under horizon



created : 3.4.2016 - updated : 3.4.2016    -  (c) T.Zwach  - photos: Thomas Zwach