UPDATE: April 5, 2020:

Speed: 70,000 mph (approx)

Coma: 450,000 miles wide (approx)

Nucleus: 25 - 35 miles wide (approx)

(visible a record 569 days!)

Great Comet of 1997

C/1995 O1 Hale - Bopp

March 27, 2020 Comet ATLAS numbers:

UPDATE: April 4, 2020: 

Comet ATLAS location as of March 23, 2020: 


Richard Lennie / UK

The Great Comet of 2020

New photos of Comet ATLAS C/2019 Y4 taken by Richard Lennie from the United Kingdom on 04/03/2020 using a SKYWATCHER SKYMAX 180 PRO with a MAKSUTOV CASSEGRAIN OPTICAL TUBE ASSEMBLY . And on a mount SKYWATCHER EQ6-R PRO SYNSCAN COMPUTERIZED EQUATORIAL MOUNT.

APRIL 2, 2020 Update: "I saw it with my telescope!" Looks like a bright golden star, pics soon!!