Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  IC 2041  ·  NGC 1531  ·  NGC 1532
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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: 4067135

RA center: 4h 12' 58"

DEC center: -33° 2' 38"

Pixel scale: 2.073 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.338 degrees

Field radius: 0.489 degrees


Resolution: 1200x1200

Data source: Unknown

Description

Object/Date:
C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) @ 2020 September 27, 17:59 UT

Description:
Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) imaged on September 27, 2020 in conjunction with Haley's Coronet galaxy NGC 1532, a barred spiral interacting with the dwarf galaxy NGC 1531 and deformed by the tidal forces between them. The comet has a large 10-arc-minute green coma with strong central condensation and a 5-minute long tail to the west (right).

Data and link to image:
https://cometografia.es/2020m3-atlas-20200927/

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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó