Comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) on 24.02.2020 near M97 (Owl Nebula)

  Size: 1600 px      
© 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 Febuary 24th 2020. The comet was 12.1 mag.

Image details:


Center of field RA 11:16:30 (h:m:s)
Center of field DE +55:15:16 (deg:m:s)
Size 1.5 x 1.0 deg
Pixel scale: 2.99 (arcsec/pixel)
Orientation: Up is 245 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: 24.02.2020
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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