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Observation by Nick James: C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto)

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2020 Feb 06 - 05:39

Uploaded

2020 Feb 06 - 06:29

Objects

2 Pallas
C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto)

Equipment
  • C11 Edge HD + FLI6303
Exposure

40x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto)

Title

C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto)

About this image

C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) moving at 4.2 arcsec/min through Lyra this morning. This image was taken from Chelmsford as the Moon set. The movie is made up of 40 subframes each of 60s. I get a total magnitude of 12.2 and a coma diameter of around 3 arcmin. The comet is just over 1au away from us and the Sun.

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