Comet P/2016 BA14 Panstarrs 0.05 AU from Earth

Photographer
Mike Olason
Location of photo
Denver, Colorado
Date/Time of photo
2016/03/17 0233 UT and 0339 UT
Equipment
11" SC f/6 telescope and STF-8300M CCD camera
Description
The comet is currently 0.05 AU (4.7 million miles) from Earth moving across our skies at 0.2 degrees per hour. At close approach on March 23 it will be 0.024 AU (2.23 million miles) from Earth moving across our skies at 1 degree per hour. It is expected to be magnitude 12-13, visible only in telescopes unfortunately.