Comet 168P Hergenrother

168P/Hergenrother is a periodic comet in the solar system. The comet originally named P/1998 W2 returned in 2005 and got the temporary name P/2005 N2.

The comet had its perihelion on 1 October 2012, and was expected to reach about apparent magnitude 15.2.

It showed that it was much brighter, reaching a magnitude between 9 and 10.

On 7th October at 23 UTC I imaged this comet…


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