Location of photoDenver, Colorado
Date/Time of photo2016/03/17 0233 UT and 0339 UT
Equipment11" SC f/6 telescope and STF-8300M CCD camera
DescriptionThe 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.