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India's Himalayan telescope spots second comet in two weeks


India's Himalayan Chandra Telescope (HCT), located atop Mount Saraswati in Hanle of Ladakh, has spotted the second comet in two weeks as it scans the deep sky. The country's highest observatory spotted Comet C/2020 V2 (ZTF) using three filters and found it to have a wide coma and a short tadpole-shaped dust tail.


The images from three filters tracking the comet were taken and co-added