Comet Hoenig C/2002 O4

This comet was discovered on July 22. 2002 by a German amateur astronomer Sebastian Hoenig. With this find, Hoenig becomes the first amateur astronomer to discover a comet from German soil since 1946.

August 24. 2002 - Image is obtained through a Celestron refractor 102mm/f5, 60 second exposure unguided on Pixcel 237 CCD. Comet magnitude was 9.1.



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