Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)
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Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3460068

RA center: 23h 19' 26"

DEC center: -30° 34' 1"

Pixel scale: 8.751 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.073 degrees

Field radius: 1.809 degrees

Resolution: 1200x880

Data source: Unknown


C/2020 F8 (SWAN) @ April 21,2020 18:59 UT

New comet C/2020 F8 SWAN has developed a ionic tail which in this wide field image obtained on 2020 April 21 can be seen with 2 degrees length. The comet with 7,5 magnitude is observable from Southern Hemisphere and ecuatorial latitudes.

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Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 


            José J. Chambó