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Comet 260P McNaught near IC 1721

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#1 Heidescoper

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Posted 11 August 2019 - 12:22 PM

hi all,

finally a nice constellation about a comet and a galaxie.

260P shows a short tail in my Dobson.
IC 1721 has 13.3mag. I measured the comet with 13.5mag.


11.8.2019, 0:30 UT, region SQL 20.74mag
21" Dobson, V 215x


CS
Christian

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Posted 12 August 2019 - 09:45 AM

Hi Christian,

 

Very fine sketch. The comet and the galaxy in the same FoV looks great.

 

Clear skies Markus 



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Posted 12 August 2019 - 01:42 PM

Christian,

 

Very nice sketch of Comet 260P McNaught (Near IC 1721) smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif .

 

Tom



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Posted 12 August 2019 - 06:01 PM

Christian,

 

Very nice, the near and the far of visual astronomy.

 

Frank :)



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Posted 13 August 2019 - 09:50 AM

Well done Christian

This orning I was unable to catch it with my 10".

Michel




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