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Iwamoto C/2018 Y1

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Observer
Nick Hewitt
Time of observation
11/02/2019 - 15:30
Object
Comet Iwamoto
Observing location
Siding Spring (iTelescope in NSW, Australia)
Equipment
iTelescope 12
Takahashi FSQ 106mm
f5
Field 155 x 133'
North up.
Exposure
5 x 120mm
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5 short exposures but tail just detectable

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nickjames's picture

Nick. The faint tail to the west is very difficult to pick up. I haven't got it from here but did get some nice images from iTelescope T09 which show it. Have a look at this timelapse. Your image is either inverted or mirror imaged BTW. Normally north up would be west to the right, even from the southern hemisphere!

djswan2002's picture

NH: good job with the tail. NJ: stunning animation. This reminds me that I should always put the parallactic angle on my alt-az images.

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