- Sketches (Comets) -

C/2017 S3 (Panstarrs) (C)

120mm f/5, 100x, Bortle 6+, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.6
Observation on 2018-07-06 at 22:45 UT. NELM in the target region 4.6+ mag. Possibly a mis-sighting! Close to a 10.6 mag star. At 100x still compact, at 200x seen as diffuse, round brightening.

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C/2018 W2 (Africano) (C)

152mm f/5.9, 69x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
Quite large (~4'), bright, well condensed.

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