Canada/USA Astronomical Seeing Observation Program
Astronomical-Seeing Observation Details
11 inch F/10.0 Mirror. Closed top. Closed bottom. Fan cooled: No.
2005-01-03 03:00:00 PST (GMT -8)
2005-01-03 11:00:00 UTC
5. Observing Conditions
90X. 90.0° up. Was cooling for 10h00m. Appearance of out-of-focus star: Slow flicker
6. Seeing Observation
Star Image III
(3 out of 5)
C/2004 Q2 Macchholz is visible to the naked eye, even with the moon high. The tail isn't visible, even with binocs or scope. Comet was just north of a line between 35-Lambda-Tauri and 5-Tauri. Also could make out Andromeda with naked eye.