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Observation by Terry Evans: C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto

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Terry Evans


Terry Evans


2019 Feb 13 - 13:27


2019 Feb 13 - 14:32


C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)

  • Moravian G4-16000
  • Orion Optics AG12
  • Paramount ME

10 * 60s


Warrumbungle Observatory, Coonabarabran, NSW

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C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto


C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto

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C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto as an SD Mask stack which (nearly!) removes the trailed stars.  The main (dust?) tail heading S is very nicely bifurcated.  I'm not sure if there's another tail at PA ~ 220 or if it's an artefact.  It isn't quite at the same angle as the trailing stars.

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