Chart of the location of comet 67P at astronomical twilight (4:57 pm local time) as seen from Mayhill NM. The comet is observable form Northern Hemisphere scopes only, and is within iTelescope range from 3:30 am (25 degrees above the horizon) unil astronomical twilight (43 degress above the horizon). Click to embiggen.
Observations of comet 67P are requested to support a HST Polarimetry Observations compaign scheduled for November 9, 10 and 11. People have been requested to be monitoring activity on those days.
All observations are welcome, but deep imaging, narrow band (including R, B and V) imaging and dspectroscopy would be very valuable. Those who are not already members of the PACA_Rosetta group can email me for more deatils of how to submit images.
0067P 2015 08 13.0843 1.243263 0.640872 12.7960 50.1355 7.0402 20150806 11.0 4.0 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko