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C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) binocular bright. June 6 to June 30

5 Jun 2020, 14:01 UTC
C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) binocular bright. June 6 to June 30
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Comet C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) as seen looking west from Adelaide at 6:41 ACST (90 minutes after sunset) on Saturday June 6. Similar views will be seen in elsewhere in Australia 90 minutes after sunset.Comet C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) as seen looking west from Adelaide at 6:41 ACST (90 minutes after sunset) on Saturday June 13. Similar views will be seen in elsewhere in Australia 90 minutes after sunset.Comet C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) as seen looking west from Adelaide at 6:42 ACST (90 minutes after sunset) on Saturday June 20. Similar views will be seen in elsewhere in Australia 90 minutes after sunset.Comet C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) as seen looking west from Adelaide at 6:43 ACST (90 minutes after sunset) on Tuesday June 23. Similar views will be seen in elsewhere in Australia 90 minutes after sunset.Comet C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) is unexpectedly bright, Comet C/2019 U6 (Lemmon) is currently magnitude 6 (just visible to the unaided eye,) under dark sky conditions, and may reach magnitude 5.5 at its brightest.Currently in the constellation Puppis it will move rapidly into Hydra then into Sextans. It is brightening and may peak at magnitude 5.5 from 20th to 30th June. From Australia the comet is visible in good ...

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