COMET   C/2000 WM1 (LINEAR)

Martin Lehký   (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)





Visual observations
Each visual observation record consists of: the name of an object observed, UT date and time (in hundreds of day), the name of a method used for visual magnitude estimate, the estimate itself, reference for magnitude estimates, aperture (in centimeters) of the telescope, type of instrument and its focal ratio and magnification, estimated diameter of the coma (in arc minutes), degree of condensation, estimated length of the tail and position angle (both in degrees),limiting magnitude, observing site, full estimation degrees, designations and brightnesss of comparison stars and a short description of comet appearance.

  • C/2000 WM1 (LINEAR)     51 visual observations from 14th August 2001 to 14th July 2002



  • CCD observations
    All pictures were made by 0.25-m reflector + CCD ST5C + filter R at Hradec Kralove observatory . The flat-field correction and the alignment of individual frames were made by CCDOPS software, colour pallete was added by SAOImage and final composition was done with GIMP .


    02.11.2001   480s composition 16x30s           [jpg]   [png]
    16.11.2001   280s composition 14x20s         [jpg]   [png]
    17.05.2002   240s composition 2x120s           [jpg]   [png]
    18.05.2002   240s composition 2x120s         [jpg]   [png]







    Martin Lehký / makalaki@astro.sci.muni.cz

    Update 16th July 2002