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 C/2002 C1 (Ikeya-Zhang)
 


Mosaic 02/25/02 00:05 UT



There was speculation that this may have been the return of the Comet of 1532.

As the orbital elements have been improved, it appears to have a perihelion date in March 1659.
Possibly C/1661 C1.


02/15/02 00:05 UT
top 2 min exposure, bottom combined twelve 2 min exposures.


02/12/02 00:03 UT
combined eight - 120 sec. exp. Pictor 416XTE Meade 12"LX200 F/3.3
3-D let your eyes merge the images.



02/10/02 00:15 UT
combined six - 120sec. exp. Pictor 416XTE Meade 12"LX200 F/3.3


02/05/02 00:01 UT
combined two - 120sec. exp. Pictor 416XTE Meade 12"LX200 F/3.3



02/04/02 23:56UT
120sec. exp. Pictor 416XTE Meade 12"LX200 F/3.3
C/2002 C1 (Ikeya-Zhang) has a tail!


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