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Observation by Grant Privett: C2017 K2

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Grant Privett

Observer

Grant Privett

Observed

2020 Sep 13 - 23:15

Uploaded

2020 Oct 07 - 22:45

Objects

C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS)

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Constellation

Hercules

Field centre

RA: 17h04m
Dec: +44°56'
Position angle: +111°40'

Field size

0°12' × 0°07'

Equipment
  • Celestron RASA 11"
  • Starlight Trius 694
  • Paramount MEII
Exposure

21 x 120s

Location

Salisbury

Target name

C/2017 K2

Title

C2017 K2

About this image

Conditions were hazy and the variable transparency nearly made me close down several times, but I got 40 minutes of images before I finally gave in. The coma is developing nicely.

The pixel size is ~1.5 arc secs a pixel. I shall return to it on the next dark clear night. 

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Denis Buczynski
Denis Buczynski, 2020 Oct 09 - 23:34 UTC

Hi Grant, I enjoy seeing your comet images posted here. Please consider copying them to cometobs@britastro.org so that we can enter the images in the BAA Comet Archive. Then the images and observations are available for use in reports and analysis. Denis Buczynski Secretary BAA Comet Section

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