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Binocular comet Erasmus - 17.11.2020 at 08.00 Fregenal de la Sierra, Espanja Observation number 94922

Visibility III / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

A comet photographed in the morning from Spain.
Pretty bright comet with almost half a degree of tail.
Annoyingly low but (at a height of 18 degrees at the time of shooting).



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2020 S3 (Erasmus)
    • Keskitaso
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 7.5
  • Tail length
  • 20 arc minutes
  • Title for the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED, 10 Micron GM 1000 HPS, Atik 460EX, 9x1m RGB

Comments: 2 pcs
Petrus Kurppa - 17.11.2020 at 23.03 Report this

Hienolta näyttää!

Veikko Mäkelä - 18.11.2020 at 11.44 Report this

Taivaanvahti haukkasi edellisen kommenttini loppuosan pois.  Siis:

Vielä yksi 10 mag, kirkkaampi komeetta tälle vuodelle!   Niitähän on riittänyt poikkeuksellisen paljon.

Korjasin komeetan designaation C/2020 S3:ksi (oli vahingossa jäänyt ATLAS-komeetan tunnus).

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