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Evolution of Echeclus

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Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
17/12/2017 - 18:21
Object
174P/Echeclus
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
Scope: 200mm SCT at f/6.3
Camera: ASI178MM
Filter: Baader UV+IR cut
Software: FireCapture, DeepSkyStacker and Astrometrica
Exposure
75 x 5s
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The coma has a distinct morphology. Mag estimate 13.9 CR (UCAC 4 catalogue).

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Denis Buczynski's picture

Hi David ,You are a very active observer, especially of comets including 174p. However I am not certain that you are submitting your observations to the Comet Section for archiving and future analysis. For the Section to be able to use your valuable work in the future you should consider contacting Nick James and sending him your observations of comets.

Denis Buczynskl

Secretary BAA Comet Section

djswan2002's picture

You're right - I will do in future. Here's hoping Heinze brightens nicely as it moves closer and moves north in declination. Happy Christmas. David

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