Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)
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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4040109

RA center: 5h 21' 20"

DEC center: -5° 33' 21"

Pixel scale: 2.538 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.522 degrees

Field radius: 0.598 degrees

Resolution: 1200x1200

Data source: Unknown


C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) @ 2020 November 6, 13:04 UT

Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) imaged on 2020 November 6, passing near Sh 2-218 nebula in constellation Orion. The comet shows a large 15 arcminutes angular-size coma, a short dust tail to the southwest and a narrow ion tail to the northwest.

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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, 


            José J. Chambó