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Observation by Nick James: 29P outburst

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2021 Oct 10 - 23:30

Uploaded

2021 Oct 11 - 06:52

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 04h57m
Dec: +32°03'
Position angle: +1°20'

Field size

0°13' × 0°09'

Equipment
  • ASI6200MM + Celestron HD11
Exposure

32x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

29P

Title

29P outburst

About this image

The outburst coma continues to expand. I now get a diameter of 100 arcsec which corresponds to 400,000 km at the comet's distance of 800 million km. That's almost three times the diameter of Jupiter. The total magnitude is reasonably steady at 10.8.  

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