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Mike Olason

Location of Photo:

Tucson, Arizona

Date/Time of photo:

18 April 2021, 0529 UT


11" SCT and STF-8300M CCD Camera


In these images Comet C/2021 C1 (Rankin) was magnitude 19.7 with a 14 arc second coma and 260 million miles from Earth. The comet was at perihelion last December 2020 and brightened to magnitude 19 in March 2021 when it passed 244 million miles from Earth.


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