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21p/Giacobini-Zinner

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Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
18/04/2018 - 03:23
Object
21P/Giacobini-Zinner
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 + FLI CCD
Exposure
14x60s
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This comet should put on a decent show later in the year, possibly reaching 6th magnitude or brighter as it tracks down through Auriga in September. At present it is something like 17th magnitude in the morning sky with a short tail extension to the west. Details of this year's path are here.

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