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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS - 4 November


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About this observation
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
04/11/2020 - 01:13
Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
ZWO ASI071 MC Pro CMOS camera
Luminance/IR cut filter
14inch/356mm f/10 LX200 SCT
OAG with Lodestar X2 Autoguider
EQ8 mount

Captured between 01:13 and 02:12 UT on a frosty early morning of 4 November, this was my second and more successful attempt at a close-up of this comet that may potentially get bright enough to be a good view in a telescope in due course.

The top image is a stack of the background stars with a stack against the comet superimposed back on the stars, the two lower images are the same stack of 60x60seconds locked on the comet in negative and normal viewing.


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