Observation by Nick Hewitt: Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Nick Hewitt


Nick Hewitt


2021 Dec 08 - 08:57


2021 Dec 09 - 15:31


67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Field centre

RA: 08h55m
Dec: +27°15'
Position angle: -0°17'

Field size

0°54' × 0°36'

  • iTelescope 11 0.5m f6.8 +CCD and f4.5 reducer

2 x 180s


Northampton, but telescope in New Mexico

Target name

Comet 67P


Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

About this image

I don't like getting up early. But I wanted to hear how the Test Match was going in Brisbane. I shouldn't have bothered!!!! But as it was clear, I thought I would have a go at Comet Leonard. So it clouded over as soon as I set up. I had a coffee, ensured it was still raining in Brisbane, and thought I'd snap 67P in consolation. Here it is. I shall not get up early again. 


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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Dec 10 - 16:23 UTC

England are fighting back. You should try again Saturday morning. It is forecast clear here.

Nick Hewitt
Nick Hewitt, 2021 Dec 12 - 16:30 UTC

A false dawn!!

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