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Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)
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Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS)
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:May 17, 2021

Frames: 1x120" (2')

Integration: 2'

Avg. Moon age: 5.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4626413

RA center: 11h 36' 38"

DEC center: +26° 24' 25"

Pixel scale: 2.298 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.171 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees


Resolution: 1280x853

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:

C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) @ 2021 May 17, 07:44 UT

Description:

Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) imaged on May 17, 2021, my last image moving away definitively in which I have measured a brightness that has dropped to magnitude 13.4, with a coma that has reduced its angular size to 1.5 arcminutes and tail in anti-sunward direction with 3.5 minutes in length.

Data and link to image:

https://cometografia.es/2020r4-atlas-20210517/

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Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó