Observation by Terry Evans: C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto

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Terry Evans


Terry Evans


2019 Feb 13 - 13:27


2019 Feb 13 - 14:22


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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Quite a difference in the tail's PA over 48 hours!  Quite a pretty bifurcated tail now.  I managed to see it with my 15*50 binoculars from Somerset at 2019-02-12 01:30 UT.  It's quite faint (compared to, say, 46P last December) but was fairly obvious near Regulus.

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