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Comet 2017T1 Heinze


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About this observation
Peter Carson
Time of observation
02/01/2018 - 01:47
Comet 2017T1 Heinze
Observing location
Leigh on sea nr Southend Essex
315mm reflector
Sbig ST8300 CCd camera
20 x 60 sec exposures unfiltered

This comet is moving very quickly across the sky as it nears closest approach to the Earth.
Each line of dots is the same star recorded in a different position because the fixed point of the image is the moving comet. The 20 stacked exposures are only 60 seconds apart demonstrating the speed of the comets motion,
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