Re: c2017 T2 PanSTARRS

Brian Ottum
 

Thanks for the head's up, Gregg. I'll have to take a look for that one. But I am concerned that Y4 has slowed its brightening, and may not reach naked eye.

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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:15 PM
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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] c2017 T2 PanSTARRS

Hi everyone:

Comet c2017 T2 PanSTARRS appears to be trying to out do Comet Y4 Atlas as they approach each other near the NCP:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/c2017-T2-PanSTARRS-LRGB_032820.jpg

I was only able to grab about 32 minutes of LRGB data before the comet dropped below the roof line of our observatory on 3/28. The small reflection nebula near the lower right corner is vdB 8.

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