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Observation by Denis Buczynski: Comet C.2020 A2 Iwamoto

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Denis Buczynski

Observer

Denis Buczynski

Observed

2020 Feb 07 - 03:57

Uploaded

2020 Feb 07 - 14:25

Objects

2 Pallas

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Constellation

Lyra

Field centre

RA: 18h32m
Dec: +37°40'
Position angle: +174°25'

Field size

0°27' × 0°20'

Equipment
  • C14 @f/6
  • ASI 1600MM Pro unfiltered
Exposure

10x60s

Location

Tarbatness Highland Scotland

Target name

Comet C/2020 A2 Iwamoto

Title

Comet C.2020 A2 Iwamoto

About this image
Hello all, A clear sky was dominated by a near full moon last night (20200207), but the transparency was good after midnight so I was able to to obtain images of comet C/2020A2 Iwamoto despite the bright sky conditions. The comet is situated close to Vega in the dawn sky and a measurement of its visual equivalent magnitude (using Comphot by Nick James) gives 10.1 with a coma of around 2.8 arc mins.
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