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Observation by Richard Miles: Comet 141P/Macholz pseudonucleus is stil...

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Richard Miles

Observer

Richard Miles

Observed

2021 Mar 05 - 21:28

Uploaded

2021 Mar 06 - 11:39

Objects

141P Machholz

Equipment
  • 0.35-m f/8 Meade SCT
  • Sloan r' filter
Exposure

45 x 60s

Location

Golden Hill Obs., Stourton Caundle, UK

Target name

141P

Title

Comet 141P/Macholz pseudonucleus is still intact

About this image

Image taken in good (2.0") seeing shows the nucleus is stellar in appearance (17.6R in a 5.5" radius aperture) using sidereal rate tracking.

Apparent motion 2.26 "/min  in p.a. 82deg so pseudonucleus is slightly elongated in the direction of motion.

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