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Preliminary photo of comet C/2023 H2 Lemmon in the star clouds of Aquila taken on 2023 November 12 at 11:00UT using a C11 RASA f/2.2 + Canon 6D. 5 mins. FOV 3 deg. near Swan Hill, Victoria, Aus.
Visual estimate using 8x40mm binoculars m1=6.5, coma =15' DC4. No tail
note planetary nebula NGC 6781 at lower right.
The comet is now visible from the southern hemisphere but requires a dark sky due to its diffuse nature.

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