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new comet C/2020 U3 (RANKIN)


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About this observation
Bryssinck Erik
Time of observation
22/10/2020 - 17:45
comet C/2020 U3 (RANKIN)
Observing location
Kruibeke, Belgium (B96)
Orion Optics 0.4-m f/3.8
ASA DDM85 equatorial mount
SBIG STL-6303E CCD camera
Clear filter
36 x 120 sec.

Object was still mentioned on the PCCP to confirm the cometary nature. I could see some cometary feature as a central condensation with an elongated coma of size 6" x 8" with no tail . there were 36 exposures of 120 sec. each taken. On oct. 28 was this object assigned as comet C/2020 U3 (RANKIN)

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