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Observation by Peter Carson: Comet 2021A1 Leonard

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Peter Carson


Peter Carson


2021 Jan 11 - 04:50


2021 Jan 11 - 11:10


C/2021 A1

Planetarium overlay


Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 14h05m
Dec: +42°12'
Position angle: +0°01'

Field size

0°30' × 0°20'

  • 315mm reflector at f8
  • Paramount
  • QHY600 CMOS camera
  • unguided and unfiltered

16 x 60 sec exposures stacked


Remote observatory at Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Comet 2021A1 Leonard


Comet 2021A1 Leonard

About this image

First comet of this new year 2021A1 Leonard taken this morning 2021 Jan 11th from my remote observatory. This comet could become nice and bright in 11 months time, we’ll have to wait and see. Details on the image.

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