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Observation by Peter Carson: Comet 2020S3 Erasmus

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Peter Carson

Observer

Peter Carson

Observed

2020 Sep 28 - 03:33

Uploaded

2020 Oct 02 - 18:32

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Constellation

Cancer

Field centre

RA: 08h10m
Dec: +06°38'
Position angle: -0°24'

Field size

0°30' × 0°20'

Equipment
  • 315mm Corrected Dall Kirkham f/8
  • QHY600 CMOS camera bin 4x4
  • Paramount
  • Unguided
  • Unfiltered
Exposure

16 x 60 sec exposures stacked

Location

Remote observatory at Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Comet 2020S3 Erasmus

Title

Comet 2020S3 Erasmus

About this image

This comet was discovered around eight days before my image. It’s visual equivalent magnitude is 14.59 as measured in Comphot.

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