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C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto)

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About this observation
Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
06/02/2020 - 05:39
Object
C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto)
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 Edge HD + FLI6303
Exposure
40x60s
Tags

C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) moving at 4.2 arcsec/min through Lyra this morning. This image was taken from Chelmsford as the Moon set. The movie is made up of 40 subframes each of 60s. I get a total magnitude of 12.2 and a coma diameter of around 3 arcmin. The comet is just over 1au away from us and the Sun.

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