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Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar)
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Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar)
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:June 10, 2021

Frames: 1x300" (5')

Integration: 5'

Avg. Moon age: 0.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4699296

RA center: 13h 38' 12"

DEC center: +19° 21' 43"

Pixel scale: 2.297 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.967 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees


Resolution: 1280x853

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:

C/2020 T2 (Palomar) @ 2021 June 10, 03:55 UT

Description:

Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) imaged on June 10, 2021 at its maximum over a field of small galaxies located between the bright star Arcturus (which causes an arc-shaped reflection in the optics to the right) and Berenice's Hair. The comet in this image had a brightness of magnitude 10.5 with a greenish-white tail of 7.5 arcminutes. A very faint dust tail is traced toward anti-orbital direction with a length of 13.5 arcminutes.

Data and link to image:

https://cometografia.es/2020t2-palomar-20210610/

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Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar), 



    
        

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