Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) observed by Jari Juutilainen

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Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) exploded a few weeks ago and got as bright as 8,5 magnitudes. The brightening has continued after this event and according the prediction this comet might be a nice comet for binoculars to observe. Jari Juutilainen from THO research team observed and photographed the comet 1.11.2013 in Tampere with DSLR-camera.

C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) Photo: Jari Juutilainen

C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) Photo: Jari Juutilainen.

More about the LINEAR comet in Jari’s blog (in Finnish):