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Observation by Robin Leadbeater: Comet 2021 A1 Spectrum (R~130)

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Robin Leadbeater

Observer

Robin Leadbeater

Observed

2021 Nov 25 - 02:25

Uploaded

2021 Nov 28 - 18:34

Objects

Spectrum
C/2021 A1

Equipment
  • ALPY 200 spectrograph
  • ATK 314 camera
  • Celestron C11 SCT 280mm aperture f5.5
Exposure

1800s (3x600s)

Location

Wigton, Cumbria

Target name

C/2021 A1 (Leonard)

Title

Comet 2021 A1 Spectrum (R~130)

About this image

The digitised spectrum covers the central 30 arcsec of the coma and shows the usual emission bands superimposed on the scattered sunlight spectrum. The C2 Swan band emission is detectable in the spectrum image out to ~2 arcmin. 

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