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C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) breakup in pieces, 



    
        

            Michael Deyerler

C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) breakup in pieces

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Philipp Keller (Astrooptik) RC 900mm F/10

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL-11000M

Focal reducers: Reducer 0.66x

Software: Pixinsight 1.8


Dates:April 11, 2020

Frames: 20x120"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3406110


Resolution: 686x456

Locations: Mirasteilas Observatory, Falera, Graubünden, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

Image of the ongoing breakup of the comet. We could follow the breakup the last three nights.
Currently we identify at least 3 pieces of the nucleus.

Image taken by Jose De Queiroz and Michael Deyerler

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C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) breakup in pieces, 



    
        

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