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Observation by Nick James: Comet 29P in outburst

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2021 Oct 08 - 23:46

Uploaded

2021 Oct 09 - 04:58

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 04h57m
Dec: +32°01'
Position angle: +1°23'

Field size

0°13' × 0°09'

Equipment
  • ASI6200MM + Celestron HD11
Exposure

26x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

29P

Title

Comet 29P in outburst

About this image

The coma has now grown to around 90 arcsec diameter but it is still obviously asymmetrical and the jet to the west is still visible in the rotational gradient filter although much fainter than before. The total magnitude is reasonably stable as the coma expands. I get 10.9 using comphot.

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