Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Aquila (Aql)  ·  Contains:  The star 19Aql
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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



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4405408

RA center: 19h 9' 21"

DEC center: +6° 2' 24"

Pixel scale: 2.298 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.069 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees


Resolution: 1280x853

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:
C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) @ 2021 April 9, 11:02 UT

Description:
Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) imaged on April 9, 2021, with a brightness near magnitude 9, shows in this image its green coma with an angular size about 4 arcminutes and a tail to anti-sunward direction with about 3 arcminutes in length. Located in the Milky Way and on the edge of the Serpens-Aquila Rift (on the right), a dark clouds region of interstellar dust, it is also next to the bluish star 19 Aquilae shinning at magnitude 5.

Data and link to image:
https://cometografia.es/2020r4-atlas-20210409/

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Comet C/2020 R4 ATLAS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó