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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 6.5 will pass 1.90° from the magnitude 7.8 globular cluster NGC 4372 in the constellation Musca, at 02:00 UT, 27th January, 2013.



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 6.6 will pass 0.97° from the magnitude 7.2 globular clusterNGC 4833 in the constellation Musca, at 08:00 UT, 26th January, 2013.



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 7.0 will pass 0.73° from the magnitude 7.2 open cluster NGC 4463 in the constellation Musca, at 14:00 UT, 22nd January, 2013.



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 7.1 will pass 0.88° from the magnitude 6.9 open cluster NGC 4609 in the constellation Crux, at 14:00 UT, 21st January, 2013.



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 7.3(?) will pass 2.72° from the magnitude 4.2 open cluster NGC 4755 in the constellation Crux, at 04:00 UT, 20th January, 2013.

Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 7.2(?) will pass 1.00° from the magnitude 7.4 open cluster NGC 4349 in the constellation Crux, at 18:00 UT, 20th January, 2013.



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 7.3(?) will pass 0.32° from the magnitude 8.4 open cluster NGC 4439 in the constellation Crux, at 16:00 UT, 19th January, 2013.



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 11.8 will pass 0.64° from the magnitude 8.9 open cluster NGC 4337 in the constellation Crux, at 09:00 UT, 18th January, 2013.

Ed ~ According to reports the magnitude is now around 7.5



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Comet C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) at magnitude 11.9 will pass 1.20° from the magnitude 9.0 open cluster NGC 4230 in the constellation Centaurus, at 08:00 UT, 16th January, 2013.

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase  Mag
2013 01 16    12 25 09.5 -54 30 33   1.1562  1.4471    84.7    42.6  11.9
2013 01 17    12 26 35.5 -55 58 13   1.1405  1.4329    84.5    43.1  11.8
2013 01 18    12 28 06.7 -57 27 54   1.1255  1.4187    84.2    43.6  11.8
2013 01 19    12 29 44.3 -58 59 34   1.1111  1.4045    84.0    44.2  11.7
2013 01 20    12 31 29.4 -60 33 11   1.0974  1.3903    83.6    44.7  11.6
2013 01 21    12 33 23.6 -62 08 41   1.0844  1.3761    83.3    45.2  11.6
2013 01 22    12 35 28.8 -63 46 01   1.0721  1.3619    82.8    45.8  11.5
2013 01 23    12 37 47.5 -65 25 05   1.0606  1.3478    82.4    46.4  11.4
2013 01 24    12 40 23.2 -67 05 48   1.0499  1.3336    81.9    46.9  11.4
2013 01 25    12 43 20.2 -68 48 01   1.0399  1.3195    81.3    47.5  11.3
2013 01 26    12 46 44.7 -70 31 37   1.0307  1.3054    80.7    48.1  11.2
2013 01 27    12 50 45.3 -72 16 24   1.0224  1.2913    80.1    48.7  11.2
2013 01 28    12 55 34.5 -74 02 11   1.0148  1.2772    79.4    49.3  11.1
2013 01 29    13 01 31.1 -75 48 41   1.0081  1.2631    78.6    49.9  11.0
2013 01 30    13 09 04.7 -77 35 33   1.0023  1.2491    77.9    50.4  11.0
2013 01 31    13 19 04.1 -79 22 19   0.9972  1.2351    77.1    51.0  10.9


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Google earth file: Comet C2012 F6 (Lemmon).kmz (18kb, kmz)

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2012 04 19    09 42 47.3 +23 55 51   4.2782  4.7247   110.5    11.5  19.9
2012 04 20    09 42 14.2 +23 52 39   4.2836  4.7144   109.4    11.6  19.9

2013 02 20    23 50 14.2 -63 43 07   1.0699  0.9600    55.4    58.0  10.0
2013 02 21    23 52 06.4 -62 10 35   1.0801  0.9479    54.3    57.9   9.9
2013 02 22    23 53 45.4 -60 39 39   1.0908  0.9360    53.2    57.8   9.9
2013 02 23    23 55 13.3 -59 10 20   1.1019  0.9244    52.1    57.7   9.9
2013 02 24    23 56 31.6 -57 42 38   1.1134  0.9129    51.0    57.5   9.8
2013 02 25    23 57 41.7 -56 16 31   1.1252  0.9016    50.0    57.2   9.8
2013 02 26    23 58 44.6 -54 51 59   1.1373  0.8906    48.9    56.9   9.8
2013 02 27    23 59 41.3 -53 28 59   1.1497  0.8798    47.8    56.5   9.7
2013 02 28    00 00 32.5 -52 07 30   1.1624  0.8692    46.8    56.2   9.7
2013 03 01    00 01 18.7 -50 47 29   1.1753  0.8590    45.7    55.7   9.7
2013 03 02    00 02 00.5 -49 28 54   1.1883  0.8490    44.7    55.2   9.7
2013 03 03    00 02 38.4 -48 11 41   1.2016  0.8393    43.7    54.7   9.6
2013 03 04    00 03 12.8 -46 55 48   1.2150  0.8299    42.7    54.1   9.6
2013 03 05    00 03 44.0 -45 41 12   1.2285  0.8208    41.7    53.5   9.6
2013 03 06    00 04 12.2 -44 27 50   1.2420  0.8121    40.7    52.9   9.6
2013 03 07    00 04 37.8 -43 15 38   1.2557  0.8037    39.8    52.2   9.5
2013 03 08    00 05 01.0 -42 04 33   1.2693  0.7957    38.8    51.4   9.5
2013 03 09    00 05 22.1 -40 54 32   1.2830  0.7881    37.9    50.7   9.5
2013 03 10    00 05 41.1 -39 45 33   1.2967  0.7810    37.0    49.9   9.5
2013 03 11    00 05 58.3 -38 37 31   1.3103  0.7742    36.1    49.1   9.5
2013 03 12    00 06 13.9 -37 30 23   1.3239  0.7679    35.2    48.2   9.5
2013 03 13    00 06 27.9 -36 24 08   1.3374  0.7620    34.3    47.3   9.5
2013 03 14    00 06 40.7 -35 18 41   1.3508  0.7566    33.5    46.4   9.4
2013 03 15    00 06 52.2 -34 14 01   1.3640  0.7516    32.6    45.5   9.4
2013 03 16    00 07 02.7 -33 10 04   1.3771  0.7472    31.8    44.6   9.4
2013 03 17    00 07 12.2 -32 06 47   1.3901  0.7433    31.1    43.7   9.4
2013 03 18    00 07 20.8 -31 04 10   1.4029  0.7399    30.3    42.7   9.4
2013 03 19    00 07 28.8 -30 02 09   1.4155  0.7370    29.6    41.8   9.4
2013 03 20    00 07 36.2 -29 00 42   1.4279  0.7347    28.9    40.9   9.4
2013 03 21    00 07 43.0 -27 59 47   1.4400  0.7329    28.2    39.9   9.4
2013 03 22    00 07 49.5 -26 59 22   1.4519  0.7316    27.5    39.0   9.5
2013 03 23    00 07 55.7 -25 59 27   1.4636  0.7309    26.9    38.1   9.5
2013 03 24    00 08 01.7 -24 59 59   1.4750  0.7307    26.3    37.3   9.5
2013 03 25    00 08 07.6 -24 00 56   1.4862  0.7311    25.8    36.4   9.5
2013 03 26    00 08 13.5 -23 02 19   1.4970  0.7321    25.3    35.6   9.5
2013 03 27    00 08 19.4 -22 04 05   1.5076  0.7336    24.8    34.8   9.5
2013 03 28    00 08 25.4 -21 06 13   1.5179  0.7357    24.4    34.1   9.6
2013 03 29    00 08 31.6 -20 08 44   1.5279  0.7382    24.0    33.4   9.6
2013 03 30    00 08 38.1 -19 11 35   1.5376  0.7414    23.7    32.8   9.6
2013 03 31    00 08 44.8 -18 14 46   1.5470  0.7450    23.4    32.2   9.7
2013 04 01    00 08 52.0 -17 18 17   1.5562  0.7492    23.2    31.7   9.7
2013 04 02    00 08 59.4 -16 22 06   1.5650  0.7538    23.0    31.2   9.7
2013 04 03    00 09 07.4 -15 26 14   1.5735  0.7590    22.9    30.8   9.8
2013 04 04    00 09 15.7 -14 30 40   1.5817  0.7646    22.8    30.4   9.8
2013 04 05    00 09 24.5 -13 35 24   1.5896  0.7707    22.7    30.1   9.9
2013 04 06    00 09 33.8 -12 40 25   1.5972  0.7772    22.7    29.8   9.9
2013 04 07    00 09 43.6 -11 45 43   1.6045  0.7842    22.8    29.6  10.0


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Orbital elements:
    C/2012 F6 (Lemmon)
T 2013 Aug. 11.17642 TT                                 MPC
q   1.7381057            (2000.0)            P               Q
                   Peri.  281.91623     +0.39965985     +0.75979337
                   Node   325.68417     +0.55521908     -0.64579337
e   1.0            Incl.  114.54235     -0.72938589     -0.07526591
From 25 observations 2012 Mar. 23-25.

MPEC 2012 - F88

Comet C/2012 F6 (LEMMON) was discovered on the 23rd March, 2012, by the Mount Lemmon Survey.
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage was on the 11th August, 2013, at a distance of 1.74 AU from the Sun.



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