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comet C/2017 T2 (Panstarrs) :Outer coma is visible

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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 01:48 AM

Dear observers, our comet has a dim outer coma. It has been photographed for a few times, look at this image of our Michael Jäger. Yesterday I brought my 12 inch Newtonian to our rural observation site. The air was slightly hazy, my sqml tool measured 20m6 - rather mediocre for this site.

Nevertheless, I could glimpse the outer coma. The inner coma was well structured and was very worth observing and sketching. Look for yourself! The comet need rather high magnification, I used 144x.

 

 

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 06:33 AM

Nice sketch! I'm hoping to attempt a visual observation of this comet in the next days.


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Posted 17 January 2020 - 11:58 AM

Uwe,

 

Very nice . It is really looking good.

 

Fine sketching.

 

Frank :)



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Posted 17 January 2020 - 01:02 PM

Uwe,

 

Nice sketch of Comet C/2017 T2 (Panstarrs) : (Outer coma is visible) smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif ,

 

Tom



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Posted 17 January 2020 - 01:57 PM

Thanks for the report and great sketch!



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Posted 17 January 2020 - 03:40 PM

nice



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Posted 17 January 2020 - 04:06 PM

Nice details Uwe, thanks for sharing!

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Posted 18 January 2020 - 07:27 AM

Hi Uwe,

 

Many thanks for sharing you're sketch and description of this comet with us. Well done one capturing and illustrating the tail - it looks great!

 

Clear skies,

Darren.




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