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Observation by Nick James: C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2021 Apr 12 - 02:51

Uploaded

2021 Apr 12 - 03:52

Objects

C/2020 R4

Equipment
  • FLI6303 + Celestron HD11
Exposure

30x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)

Title

C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)

About this image

Here's an image of C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) taken this morning from Chelmsford. The comet is in a very starry field at the moment as it crosses the Milky Way. My comphot magnitude estimate is 10.5 but other observers are getting it a magnitude or so brighter. Comphot assumes a symmetrical coma so that may explain some of the difference. 

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