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Observation by Nick James: 29P/Schwassmann–Wachmann

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2020 Aug 22 - 00:46

Uploaded

2020 Aug 22 - 10:17

Equipment
  • Celestron HD11 + FLI6303 CCD
Exposure

10x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

29P/Schwassmann–Wachmann

Title

29P/Schwassmann–Wachmann

About this image

This is an image taken to monitor this comet as part of a programme run by Richard Miles (details here). The comet is currently quite faint (magnitude in a 5.8 arcsec radius is around 17) but it shows a large extended coma to the southeast. It is currently well placed and worth checking every clear night.

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