Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Flaming Star Nebula  ·  IC 405  ·  NGC 1893  ·  The star 14Aur  ·  The star 16Aur  ·  The star 19Aur
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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, IC 405 and IC 410, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, IC 405 and IC 410
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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, IC 405 and IC 410

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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4159325

RA center: 5h 19' 24"

DEC center: +33° 59' 16"

Pixel scale: 11.712 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.807 degrees

Field radius: 2.346 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:
C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) @ December 10,2020 07:59 UT

Description:
Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) imaged on December 10, 2020, just as it passed between the Tadpole Nebula IC 410 (top) and the Flaming Star Nebula IC 405 (bottom), both regions of ionized hydrogen are located in the Milky Way into the constellation Auriga. The comet has a very faint 15 arc minute green coma and a short southwesterly dust tail.

Data and link to image:
https://cometografia.es/2020m3-atlas-20201210/

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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, IC 405 and IC 410, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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