Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 3  ·  NGC 5272
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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3
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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3

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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3
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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: FSQ-106ED


Dates:May 17, 2021

Frames: 4x240" (16')

Integration: 16'

Avg. Moon age: 5.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4672991

RA center: 13h 39' 57"

DEC center: +28° 20' 45"

Pixel scale: 7.316 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.425 degrees

Field radius: 1.563 degrees


Resolution: 1280x853

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:

C/2020 T2 (Palomar) @ 2021 May 17, 06:47 UT

Description:

Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) imaged on May 17, 2021, just when was in conjunction with the globular cluster M 3 in the constellation Canes Venatici. In this image, the comet have a brightness in magnitude 10.5 with a green outer coma of 10 arcminutes elongated toward anti-sunward and with a sharp central condensation.

Data and link to image:

https://cometografia.es/2020t2-palomar-20210517/

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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar and M 3, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó