C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS is a binocular comet for UK observers this month but it's a tough spot in the morning sky before dawn.
The chart below shows the motion of the comet during September. Look towards the southeast at around 5am.
Magnitude (brightness) estimates are shown below the date on the chart. The comet is tracking south through the constellation Hydra. Comet PANSTARRS is getting further from the Sun but the Earth is moving closer to the comet - hence the slight increase in brightness.
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