Comet C/1996 Q1 (Tabur),
18 October 1996
Vello Tabur, Australia, discovered comet C/1996 Q1 (Tabur) in Eridanus on 19 August 1996 using a 20 cm reflector.
The image below was taken from Newbourne on 18 October 1996 using a 110 mm f/5 Newtonian reflector with Starlight Express CCD camera. It shows the comet close to maximum brightness at magnitude 5.