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C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS)

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About this observation
Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
25/04/2020 - 21:26
Object
C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS)
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 Edge HD + FLI6303
Exposure
30x60s
Tags

April 25 provided yet another clear, transparent night in Chelmsford. The seeing is very good too. Here are the two bright circumpolar ALTASes. C/2019 Y1 has a very condensed coma with a bright ion tail focussed like a searchlight beam pointing almost directly at the pole. It is at a declination of 77 deg now.

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