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Observation by Alan C Tough: Comet Leonard from Namibia

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Alan C Tough

Observer

Alan C Tough

Observed

2021 Dec 27 - 19:00

Uploaded

2021 Dec 29 - 20:54

Objects

C/2021 A1

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Constellation

Microscopium

Field centre

RA: 21h23m
Dec: -34°34'
Position angle: -3°05'

Field size

2°00' × 1°07'

Equipment
  • Veloce RH200 AT MkII
  • QHY 600M CCD
  • ASA DDM60 mount
Exposure

Luminance = 2 x 80 secs; f3

Location

Hakos, Namibia (remote)

Target name

C/2021 A1 (Leonard)

Title

Comet Leonard from Namibia

About this image

Captured remotely, on Dec 27, using the SkyGems Hakos Veloce RH200 telescope in Namibia. The blob on the left-hand side could be the start of the "Leonard Nebula"!

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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Dec 30 - 11:58 UTC

Fantastic image. I'm going to have to look into Skygems.

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