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Telescopic comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 - 13.8.2020 at 05.30 Fregenal de la Sierra, Espanja Observation number 92826

Visibility II / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

Eruptions often occur on this comet and the most recent occurred on 27.7.
The brightness increased by about 4 magnitudes (17 - 12.9).

An interesting fan formed for the comet.
Appears in my own image, albeit more modestly.

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 (Schwassmann-Wachmann 1)
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 13.3
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED, 10 Micron GM 1000 HPS, Atik 460EX, 9x5m RGB

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