Observer Alan Snook Time of observation 22/10/2017 - 22:45 Object Comet ASASSN1 Observing location Kent Equipment 0.5m f4.1 Dobsonian 17mm & 8mm Ethos eyepieces x120 & x260 First seen on Oct 14. I estimate it has brightened to 11th magnitude. The coma can be traced out to a diameter of about 2 minutes. It remains very weakly condensed, say 2 or 3 on the standard DC scale. Still no sign of a nucleus. The straight tail is about 5 or 6 arc minutes long and has become more obvious. It is now immediately noticeable. The tailís PA is 270į. The cometís observed motion is slow, heading N.No structure visible.
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