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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: 4067128

RA center: 4h 5' 52"

DEC center: -33° 58' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.109 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.505 degrees

Field radius: 0.423 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Data source: Unknown


C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) @ 2020 September 24, 18:05 UT

Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) imaged on September 24, 2020, in spite of having a visual brightness around magnitude 10, through astrophotography its morphological appearance is quite important, showing a large coma with about 10 arcminutes in angular size and a intense central condensation from which a small tail departs toward west.

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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, 


            José J. Chambó