Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS, 



    
        

            Albert van Duin
Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS
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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS, 



    
        

            Albert van Duin
Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS
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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Home made 400mm F/4 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Moravian G3 16200

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Home made 400mm F/4 Newtonian

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: TS N-AGK3 coma corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  FocusMax V4  ·  DC-3 Dreams ACP Observatory Control Software  ·  Diffraction Limited MaximDL 6 Pro  ·  http://www.projectpluto.com/ Guide 9.0

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 2inch


Dates:March 16, 2020

Frames: 3x300" (15')

Integration: 15'

Avg. Moon age: 22.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.12%


Astrometry.net job: 3450061

RA center: 9h 44' 15"

DEC center: +66° 16' 30"

Pixel scale: 0.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.822 degrees

Field radius: 0.547 degrees


Resolution: 4524x3624

Locations: Beilen Observatory B85, Beilen, Drenthe, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard

Description

300s each for RGB on 16 March 2020 between 20:38:04 and 20:54:46 UTC

This comet is rapidly brightening, lets hope this will continue for a while.

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