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Observation by Peter Carson: Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Peter Carson

Observer

Peter Carson

Observed

2020 Aug 18 - 01:27

Uploaded

2020 Aug 18 - 18:51

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Constellation

Aries

Field centre

RA: 02h52m
Dec: +26°37'
Position angle: -0°10'

Field size

0°15' × 0°10'

Equipment
  • 315mm Corrected Dall Kirkham f/8
  • QHY600 CMOS camera bin 2x2
  • Paramount
  • Unguided
  • Clear UV/IR cut
Exposure

18 x 60 sec exposures stacked

Location

Remote observatory at Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Title

Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

About this image

29P looks very odd with it’s asymmetric winged coma

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