My third SOHO-comet

C/2006 L4 (SOHO), detected on 05 June, 2006
 
(C2)
Discovery story:
June 05, 2006. It was Monday. The entrance examination for college was on so that I could stay at home. I did some reading as well as some reviews after my supper. Then, I turned on my computer and went to the LASCO to download the C2 images. The images were delayed. I firstly found a Non-group comet-like object in the upper-right images, with more C2 images coming out I denied my claim.
There were a large amount of Kreutz comets during this season. So I quickly move the images up and nothing was found. Not very long, more images came out, I immediately discovered a very very faint and fuzzy comet-like object at the lower edge of the three delayed C2 images. I quickly swithed the wheel on the mouse and measured the three coordinates and posted two of the coordinates on the comet report page at about nine o’clock in the evening. I was a little nervous because Hua Su had just retracted his claim a few minutes ago and the speed of my net was really slow. However, I was alright while I found no one had stepped before me. To prove my claim so I refreshed the LASCO again and downloaded more images. I was happy to find that I had successfully detect another more SOHO-comet. The reports which I posted at that moment are below.
Jun 05 2006 09:06:09 Wentao Xu


wentaopachacoti[at]yahoo.com.cn

Potential comet:
Images: C2 (0,0) Upper Left.
1024x1024 images.
20060604
Kreutz group comet.
1400 725 1014
1412 726 1006

--Wentao Xu

Jun 05 2006 09:12:05 Wentao Xu


wentaopachacoti[at]yahoo.com.cn

Further to my post of...
Images: C2 (0,0) Upper Left.
1024x1024 images.
20060605 09:06:09
Kreutz group comet.
1436 729 992
1448 730 985
1500 731 977
1512 732 970
1536 733 954

--Wentao Xu

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
And later, Tony confirmed my claim:
Jun 05 2006 09:17:31 Tony Hoffman


tonyhoffman[at]earthlink.net

Confirming comet of:
Images: C2 (0,0) Upper Left.
1024x1024 images.
20060605 09:06:09
Kreutz group comet.

--Tony Hoffman

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The designation is C/2006 L4 (SOHO) and its orbital elements is here: MPEC 2006-O20.

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My third SOHO-comet

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