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Telescopic comet ZTF - 30.10.2022 at 19.41 - 30.10.2022 at 19.47 Hankasalmi, Murtoinen Observation number 110532

Visibility II / V

Harri Kiiskinen, Jyväskylän Sirius

I observed this comet for the first time in January 2022, and then the brightness was 14 mag. Now at the end of October we are at a level of 11.3 mag. The comet's perihelion will be in April 2023 and the brightness will increase to the level of 9-10 mag.

Light curve: COBS.SI

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Telescopic comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2020 V2 (ZTF)
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 11.3
  • Tail length
  • 2.2 arc minutes
Technical information

0.4m RCOS 16RC, Paramount ME, SBIG STX-16803 CCD, L-filter 5x60s.

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