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C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto


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About this observation
Terry Evans
Time of observation
13/02/2019 - 13:27
C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto
Observing location
Warrumbungle Observatory, Coonabarabran, NSW
Moravian G4-16000
Orion Optics AG12
Paramount ME
10 * 60s
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C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto as an SD Mask stack which (nearly!) removes the trailed stars.  The main (dust?) tail heading S is very nicely bifurcated.  I'm not sure if there's another tail at PA ~ 220 or if it's an artefact.  It isn't quite at the same angle as the trailing stars.

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