Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up, 



    
        

            John O'Neal, NC Stargazer
Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up
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Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
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Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up, 



    
        

            John O'Neal, NC Stargazer
Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up
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Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion EON ED80mm
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 60Da
Mounts
Losmandy Titan Gemini II

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 15, 2020
Frames:
Integration:
0″
Avg. Moon age:
22.66 days
Avg. Moon phase:
44.59%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3422145

RA center: 06h21m42s.7

DEC center: +65°4214

Pixel scale: 1.773 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 281.292 degrees

Field radius: 1.445 degrees

Resolution: 4879x3258

File size: 22.5 MB

Locations: Shiloh Observatory compleX, Statesville, North Carolina, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up. Note how the coma is no longer round. It is stretched out in a straight line. It's also a bit more diffuse than before.

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Comet Atlas C/2019 Y4 breaking up, 



    
        

            John O'Neal, NC Stargazer

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