The Comet Elenin C/2010 X1 (Elenin) – new forecast of the comet’s apparent brightness

The comet Elenin is the most observed long-period comet in CCD-observation’s history. The big quantity of observations permits to update the forecast of the comet C/2010 X1 (Elenin) apparent brightness. One of the leading specialist in this sphere is Artem Novichonok (well-known specialist in comets’ photometry, co-manager of the “Asterion” observatory(МРС-код В94) (Petrozavodsk National University), author of a book on the Comet Elenin).

Artem was so kind to provide the latest data on comet C/2010 X1(Elenin) apparent brightness (May 17, 2011)

The forecast will be updated together with new observations.



Submitted by Artem Novichenok