Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4136  ·  NGC 4173
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Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021, 



    
        

            Ivan Raichev
Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021
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Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021

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Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021, 



    
        

            Ivan Raichev
Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021
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Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron 8” Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA 8)
Mounts
Ioptron CEM70
Filters
Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA
Accessories
Celestron Focus Motor
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · SharpCap
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 224MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 11, 2021
Frames:
89x120" (2h 58')
Integration:
2h 58'
Avg. Moon age:
29.26 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.08%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4490417

RA center: 12h08m44s.2

DEC center: +29°1948

Pixel scale: 1.939 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.463 degrees

Field radius: 1.448 degrees

Resolution: 4438x3037

Locations: Астро терасата под звездите / My astro terrace under the stars, гр. София, кв. Княжево, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my image of the Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) while passing several galaxies in the distance. The nearby galaxies are the Hickson 61, sometimes called "The Box" and NGC 4136 on top. Comet was imaged in the constellation Coma Berenices.

Observed magnitude as per theskylive.com - 9.7

The comet was imaged between the orbits of Earth and Mars while leaving our Solar System.

It will not visit us again in our lifetime...

Comments

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Description: Movement aligned on the comet

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Description: Movement aligned on the stars.

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Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Comet C/2020 R4 (Atlas) - 11.05.2021, 



    
        

            Ivan Raichev

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Celestron RASA
ZWO ASI 2600MC PRO