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Observation by Nick James: 29P/Schwassmann–Wachmann

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2020 Dec 08 - 19:33

Uploaded

2020 Dec 08 - 21:36

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

Equipment
  • Celestron HD11 + FLI6303
Exposure

15x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Title

29P/Schwassmann–Wachmann

About this image

The comet has faded back to quiescence following the big outburst of November 19. An extended coma is visible surrounding the bright point-like photocentre of the comet. The star just to the SW and currently just within the coma will be occulted later tonight.

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