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Comet 64P Swift-Gehrels nears Barnard Dark Nebula B19

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Observer
Peter Carson
Time of observation
10/02/2019 - 21:53
Object
Comet 64P Swift-Gehrels nears Barnard Dark Nebula B19
Observing location
Leigh on sea nr Southend Essex
Equipment
315mm reflector
Paramount
UV/IR cut filter
unguided
sbig ST 8300
Exposure
18 x 60 sec exposures stacked
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I took this image from my observatory and initially thought something was wrong with the camera when only half the image contained stars. I then realised the comet was on the boundary of Barnard Dark nebula B19. I think that’s the first time I’ve noticed something like that.

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