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C2013 US10 Catalina graces the morning sky in the constellation Virgo. It is visible through 10x50 binoculars as it makes its closet approach to Earth on January 17, 2016 but may grow dimmer as it also recedes from the Sun. This 30 minute image was taken through an 8 f2.8 Newtonian at 584mm. Date Imaged : December 17, 2015 20:55UT Lens : N8 f/2.8 FL 584mm Camera : QSI 683 Exposure : 30 minutes Filter : LRGB 15:5:5:5 minutes 2x2 Mount : Losmandy G11 Location : Stardust Observatory, Baguio

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