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Contains:  NGC 2905, NGC 2903
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2I/Borisov and NGC 2903, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
2I/Borisov and NGC 2903

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x1200

Astrometry.net job: 2974964

RA center: 143.151 degrees

DEC center: 21.642 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.605 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.300 degrees

Field radius: 0.378 degrees

Data source: Unknown

Description

Object/Date:
2I/Borisov @ October 4,2019 12:44 UT

Description:
The interstellar comet 2I / Borisov imaged on October 4, 2019 just when passed to an angular distance of only 15 arcminutes from barred spiral galaxy NGC 2903 in constellation Leo. One month after be discovered brightness of comet keeps around magnitude 17 and with a small tail, although is not perceived in this image beacuse its short exposure time.

Data and link to image:
https://cometografia.es/2i-borisov-20191004/

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PepeChambo
José J. Chambó
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2I/Borisov and NGC 2903, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó