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Comet Bradfield, November 23, 1987

Original drawing made using white pencil on black paper:
Same drawing on a white background:

Comet Bradfield November 23, 1987, 0:00 - 0:40 UT, seeing 5, transparency 5.4. Field of view: 1 degree.

Astro-Physics 6" f/9 refractor on Astro-Physics 706 mount. Magnification 69x.

Very large coma, with a distinct long tail. Stellar pseudo-nucleus.

On April 30th 2004 I observed another comet discovered by William A. Bradfield, Comet Bradfield C/2004 F4.