IRTF Data Archive Program Information

# # Program information file # PROGRAM_ID 2023B984 PROGRAM_TITLE Comet 12P Outburst PROGRAM_INV1 Bin Yang PROGRAM_INV2 PROGRAM_INV3 PROGRAM_INV4 PROGRAM_INV5 PROGRAM_SCICAT comets PROGRAM_ABSTRACT_BEG Comet 12P just underwent a major outburst on 5 October 2023. A large amount of fresh icy grains were ejected from the nucleus to the coma. There is a good chance to detect fresh water ice features in this comet with prompt follow-up observations. In this DDT proposal we request SpeX observations of comet 12P. PROGRAM_ABSTRACT_END