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174P outburst progress

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Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
19/01/2018 - 20:50
Object
Comet 174P
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 + FLI CCD
Exposure
27x60s
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174P is still showing a faint coma more than 6 weeks after its outburst. It has a very low surface brightness though so it is quite difficult to pick up and I am certainly not detecting the full extent. The Moon will start to become a problem again soon.

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