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Comet LINEAR C/2001 A2, July 16th, 2001

Original drawing made using white pencil on black paper:

Same drawing on a white background:

Comet LINEAR C/2001 A2, July 16, 2001, 4:05-4:50 UT, seeing 5, transparency 5.5.

Astro-Physics 7.1" f/9 EDT refractor on homemade Dobsonian-style mount. Magnification 65x, field of view: 0.76 degrees.

Outer coma appeared large, with smaller brighter coma near the center, and a small pseudo-nucleus was visible. Relatively short and faint tail was visible as well.