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Binocular comet ATLAS - 27.3.2020 at 22.26 - 27.3.2020 at 23.01 Hankasalmi, Murtoinen Observation number 89370

Visibility III / V

Harri Kiiskinen, Jyväskylän Sirius

The clouds stayed away this time and I was able to spot the most interesting comet of the moment. Measuring the length of the tail is a bit of a lottery, as with a good imagination you can see the tail going all the way to the edge of the picture. The measurements will probably be valid when the comet brightens.

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS)
    • Keskitaso
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 8.3
  • Tail length
  • 11 arc minutes
  • Coma diameter
  • 10 kaariminuuttia
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

RCOS 16RC, Paramount ME, SBIG STX-16803, LRVB filters, 4x5x60s. Image area: 37.3x37.3 arcmin

Comments: 1 pcs
Tapio Lahtinen - 28.3.2020 at 19.08 Report this

En juuri löytänyt merkintöjä pyrstön pituudesta. Muutamat harvat oli 10 kaariminuutin luokkaa.

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