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Observation by Nick James: 29P small outburst

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2021 Nov 23 - 20:51

Uploaded

2021 Nov 24 - 08:09

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 04h41m
Dec: +32°06'
Position angle: +1°24'

Field size

0°27' × 0°20'

Equipment
  • ASI6200MM + Celestron HD11
Exposure

83x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

29P

Title

29P small outburst

About this image

This active centaur comet has had another small outburst. My photometry tonight showed that the near nucleus region was around 0.35 mag brighter than the previous night. The extended coma is still visible even though the sky is still very bright due to the Moon. 

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