C/1997 J2 (MEUNIER-DUPOUY)


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970829.89 - S 12.0: HS  20   T  10 100 1.5: 2 ---    ---    T Karhula
Comments: Comfortable temperature but hazy sky. Site: Virsbo, Sweden.


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970928.81 - S 11.7: AA  25   L  5.6 96 1.7  3 ---    ---    KG Andersson
Comments: Round, no details, prominent cc. Site: Riala, Sweden.


Foto by Jörgen Danielsson 1997 Sep 28, 21:30 - 21:40 UT, light yellow filter, field approx 40x40 
arcmin, Starlight Xpress SLX8 cooled -19 C. Exposure time 4 x 60 seconds with 200 mm f/4 lens.


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971005.86 - S 11.9 HS  44.5  L 4.5 100 1.0  5 ---    ---    T Karhula
Site: Virsbo, Sweden.


Foto by Jörgen Danielsson 1997 Oct 5, 20:15 UT, light yellow filter. Starlight Xpress SLX8 
cooled -19 C. Exposure time 150 seconds with 200 mm f/4 lens.


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971005.96 - S 11.9 HS  38   L  4.3 183 1.5  3 ---    ---    J Warell
Comments: Coma roundish, with very slight extension towards PA 300 deg. Faint starlike pseudo 
nucleus of mag 14.5. Field star of mag 14.8V in the outer S portions of coma. Clear and dark sky, 
lim. mag 6.9. Site: UAA Sandvreten Astronomical Observatory, Sweden.


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971008.78 - S 11.7 AA  25    L  5.6 96 1.7  3 ---    ---    KG Andersson
Comments: Round, prominent cc. Site: Riala, Sweden.


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971020.75 - S 11.4 AA  25    L  5.6 96 1.8  6 ---    ---    KG Andersson
Comments: Round fuzzy ball, prominent cc. Site: Riala, Sweden.


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971025.00  - S 12.0: HS  45   L   4.4 111  1.5  3  ---    ---    J Warell
Comments: Round and diffuse. Faint cc. Moon up. 
Site: Sandvretens Astronomiska Observatorium, Sweden.


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971030.92  - S 12.0: HS  45   L   4.4 111  1.4  3  ---    ---    J Warell
Comments: Round and diffuse. Site: Sandvretens Astronomiska Observatorium, Sweden.


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971206.79 -   12.0 HS  44.5  L  4.5 100 1.2  5  ---    ---    Timo Karhula
Comments: First quarter moon interfered. Site: Virsbo, Sweden.


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981016.76 -   12.5 HS  44.5  L  4.5 100 0.9  3  ---    ---    Timo Karhula
Comments: I have followed this comet for 14 months now. Site: Virsbo, Sweden.


Date (UT) n MM Mag Ref Aper Type f   x  dia  DC taildg tailpa Observer
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981024.77 -   12.6 HS  44.5  L  4.5 100 1.3  2  ---    ---    Timo Karhula
Site: Virsbo, Sweden.