Periodic Comet 168P/Hergenrother
November 13, 2012

False color image of periodic comet 168P/Hergenrother, obtained on 2012 Nov. 13 (19h14-19h23UT) with 60-cm, f/3.3 Deltagraph telescope, CCD and R filter. Exposure time was 8x60 seconds. This comet is currently about 5 magnitudes brighter than predicted due to nucleus fragmentation that started in second half of September and apparently still continue. Image scale is 1.56 arc sec/pixel. Copyright © 2012 by H. Mikuz, Èrni Vrh Observatory.

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