100.6 MB (11.3 MB compressed)
7323 x 4800 pixels
62.0 x 40.6 cm ⏐ 24.4 x 16.0 in (300dpi)
JOHN CHUMACK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JOHN CHUMACK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Comet Linear 2012 X1 Nucleus in Outburst on 10-26-2013 from 07:02 to 07:07 am E.S.T. or 11:02 - 11:07 U.T. Stacked on the Comet's Nucleus. QHY8 CCD & Homemade 16 Newt Scope. 2 minute exposure (2 x 60 sec exp subs). C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) brightened dramatically in October, 4 months from its perihilion, which will make it visible by binocular.
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