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Comet C/2021 A2 NEOWISE, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2021 A2 NEOWISE
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E

Software: PixInsight 1.8

Dates:Jan. 16, 2021

Frames: 1x120"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.24%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4202444

RA center: 9h 48' 32"

DEC center: -44° 49' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.111 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.557 degrees

Field radius: 0.423 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Data source: Unknown


C/2021 A2 (NEOWISE) @ 2021 January 16, 17:36 UT

Comet C/2021 A2 (NEOWISE) imaged on January 16, 2021, two weeks after its discovery. Rapidly brightening, the comet has magnitude 11.5 in this image, registering a very faint green coma with about 3 arcminutes elongated to northeast, without tail. This comet could reach magnitde 10.5 in February.

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Comet C/2021 A2 NEOWISE, 


            José J. Chambó