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Comet with naked eye coma ZTF - 10.2.2023 at 18.45 - 10.2.2023 at 19.30 Kangasala, Sahalahti Observation number 111961

Visibility II / V

The sky cleared and the moonlight did not disturb. Comet ZTF stood out to the naked eye as a faint smudge next to dazzling Mars when not looking.
The comet came out nicely on the camera. The tail seems to have become fan-shaped.

Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Comet with naked eye coma
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2022 E3 (ZTF)
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 5
  • Weather
    • Selkeä ja kirkas taivas, ei kuutamoa. Hyvä seeing. Rajamag 5.

Technical information

Pentax K-5 200/2.8 25-30 pp. ISO1600 ISO3200 + Eq5. Image processing DSS and PS12.

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