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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner 2018 September 02


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About this observation
David Arditti
Time of observation
02/09/2018 - 03:45
Comet 21P
Observing location
Edgware, Middlesex, UK
81mm triplet refractor
0.8x focal reducer
CLS filter
Artemis 285 mono camera
Astro-Physics 1200GTO mount

I have seen this comet visually from here, but moonlight and light pollution make it difficult. I found it right on the limit of visibility with a 100mm refractor on the 1st, using a very low power. When this image was taken the Moon was still gibbous, and not that far away in the sky.

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