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29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann in outburst

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About this observation
Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
06/03/2020 - 19:17
Object
29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 Edge HD + FLI6303
Exposure
24x60s
Tags

29P is in outburst again. I detected it at mag 14.1 on March 2.79. It had been around 16.5 at the time of my last observation on Feb 26. It is slowly fading now and the coma is growing. The comet is disappearing into the evening twilight now but it is important to monitor it for as long as possible.

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