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New Comet Iwamoto

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Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
14/01/2020 - 06:18
Object
PCCP object IF033
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 Edge HD + FLI6303
Exposure
20x60s
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Here's an image of new comet Iwamoto obtained in poor conditions this morning from Chelmsford. The comet is currently on the PCCP as IF033 and was announced on CBET 4714. Iwamoto discovered it on Jan 8.86UT. It is moving north and currently at perihelion.

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This comet has now been designated C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) on MPEC 2020-A132.

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