Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3470
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Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard
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Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard
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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: 1x240" (4')

Integration: 4'

Avg. Moon age: 5.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4570580

RA center: 10h59m56s

DEC center: +59°3426

Pixel scale: 2.298 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.444 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees


Resolution: 1279x853

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

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:

C/2021 A1 (Leonard) @ 2021 May 17, 07:34 UT

Description:

Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard) imaged on May 17, 2021, in a brightness at magnitude 17.4, its coma has an angular size about 12 arcseconds and its tail a length with 24 seconds. The field is located between the stars Dubhe and Merak (Alpha and Beta Ursae Majoris) of the Big Dipper. Its observation is somewhat difficult because it is very close to a star of magnitude 11, towards the bottom right is the small galaxy NGC 3470 with magnitude 14.

Data and link to image:

https://cometografia.es/2021a1-leonard-20210517/

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Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard, 



    
        

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