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Observation by Peter Carson: Comet C/2020P3 (ATLAS)

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Peter Carson

Observer

Peter Carson

Observed

2020 Aug 18 - 01:52

Uploaded

2020 Aug 18 - 12:12

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Constellation

Camelopardalis

Field centre

RA: 03h52m
Dec: +72°20'
Position angle: -0°29'

Field size

0°15' × 0°10'

Equipment
  • 315mm Corrected Dall Kirkham f/8
  • QHY600 CMOS camera bin 2x2
  • Paramount
  • Unguided
  • Unfiltered
Exposure

22 x 60 sec exposures stacked

Location

Remote observatory at Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Comet C/2020P3 (ATLAS)

Title

Comet C/2020P3 (ATLAS)

About this image

MPEC 2020Q1 issued 2020 Aug 16th confirmed this new comet.

At 19th mag it's not a showstopper but always good to do the astrometry on new objects.

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