Comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) on 21.03.2020

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© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2020

Comet C 2019 Y4 was discovered on December 28th 2019 by Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) search program. At the time of discovery the comet was from 19.6 mag. This image shows the comet on March 21st 2020.

Image details:


Center of field RA
09:09:46 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE
+67:40:45 (deg:m:s)
85.9 x 57.2 (arcmin)
Pixel scale:
4.25 arcsec/pixel
Up is 65.3 degrees E of N
Charts and image details obtained from
Optic(s): ASA 12" Astrograph @ f/3.6 (Newton)
Mount: ASA DDM85 Standard
Camera: SBIG STL 11000 M
Filters: Luminance, Red, Green, Blue, Astronomik filters
Dates/Times: 21.03.2020
Location: IRIDA Observatory, BG, longitude: E 24 44' 18", latitude: N 41 41' 42"
Exp. Details: L:6x3 min,R:6x3 min, G:6x3 min, B:6x3 min, Bin 2 Total exp. time 72 min.
More details: Dark and flat frames reduction
Processing: PixInsight / PS
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