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Observation by Richard Miles: Deep image of 17th magnitude Comet 29P

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Richard Miles

Observer

Richard Miles

Observed

2021 Mar 06 - 20:30

Uploaded

2021 Mar 07 - 21:48

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Constellation

Aries

Field centre

RA: 02h36m
Dec: +24°18'
Position angle: -2°59'

Field size

0°08' × 0°04'

Equipment
  • 0.35-m f/8 Meade SCT
Exposure

9270 sec total integration time

Location

Stourton Caundle, Dorset, UK

Target name

29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Title

Deep image of 17th magnitude Comet 29P

About this image

Comet has been largely quiescent for more about one month now with the last significant activity on Feb 6-8. A strong outburst is anticipated around March 10-16.

Here is the photometry from last night's observing run:

0029P        KC2021 03 06.79219 02 36 43.07 +24 18 20.9          16.98R      J77 5.44 20x30s r

0029P        KC2021 03 06.80019 02 36 43.38 +24 18 21.5          16.96R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.80818 02 36 43.70 +24 18 22.2          16.96R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.81618 02 36 43.98 +24 18 22.9          16.97R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.82377 02 36 44.26 +24 18 23.6          16.97R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.83087 02 36 44.53 +24 18 24.0          16.99R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.84214 02 36 44.96 +24 18 25.3          16.96R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.85814 02 36 45.54 +24 18 26.8          16.94R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.86612 02 36 45.89 +24 18 28.0          16.91R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.87412 02 36 46.22 +24 18 27.9          16.91R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.88211 02 36 46.49 +24 18 28.9          16.91R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.88211 02 36 46.49 +24 18 29.0          16.91R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.89030 02 36 46.79 +24 18 29.1          16.93R      J77

0029P        KC2021 03 06.89830 02 36 47.08 +24 18 30.4          16.93R      J77

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