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Binocular comet ATLAS - 2.5.2021 at 00.35 - 2.5.2021 at 00.56 Varkaus Observation number 98060

Visibility III / V

Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Warkauden Kassiopeia

Comet C / 2020 R4 (ATLAS) was detected at the Härkämäki Observatory. In the picture, the north is at the top and the east on the left. The size of the image field is about 11 'x 15'. The negative image shows the size of the comet better. The tail of the C / 2020 R4 (ATLAS) comet is quite long, fits barely in the picture. A C14 "telescope, SBIG ST-8XME camera and photometric R-filter were used for imaging. The exposure time in the sum image is 15 x 60s.



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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)
    • Keskitaso
  • Title for the comet
    • Binocular comet
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