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Observation by Robin Leadbeater: Spectrum of Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)

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Robin Leadbeater

Observer

Robin Leadbeater

Observed

2020 Jan 18 - 20:30

Uploaded

2020 Jan 19 - 16:04

Objects

C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS)

Equipment
  • Celestron C11 with focal reducer
  • ALPY 600 spectrograph
  • ATIK 428 camera
Exposure

15x300 sec

Location

Three Hills Observatory Wigton Cumbria UK

Target name

Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)

Title

Spectrum of Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)

About this image

A sky background subtracted low resolution spectrum image covering ~3700-7800 Angstrom showing sunlight scattered from the bright inner coma and emission bands from CN, C2, C3 in the outer coma.  (The faint spectrum above the coma is a field star which passed through the slit during the exposure). Processed spectra in the BAA spectroscopy database

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