Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Caelum (Cae)
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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: 4067156

RA center: 4h 47' 36"

DEC center: -27° 11' 49"

Pixel scale: 2.110 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.519 degrees

Field radius: 0.423 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Data source: Unknown


C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) @ 2020 October 12, 15:37 UT

Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS imaged on October 12, 2020 with a large and gaseous coma of about 20 arc minutes enveloping a more dusty central condensation and a short 4-minute tail to the northeast. At magnitude 8.5 it will continue to increase in brightness and size until its maximum in November.

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Comet C/2020 M3 ATLAS, 


            José J. Chambó