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C/2018 W2 (Africano)


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About this observation
Nick James
Time of observation
26/08/2019 - 23:35
C/2018 W2 Africano
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
C11 Edge HD + FLI6303

This is the brightest comet around at the moment. Visual obervers are getting it at around mag 10-11. My CCD photometry gives a total magnitude of 11.5. The other comet which might have been bright (C/2017 T2) is actually a lot fainter than some predictions. I measured it at magnitude 13.6 on August 26th.

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