Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquarius (Aqr)
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Comet 15P/Finlay, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 15P/Finlay
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Comet 15P/Finlay, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 15P/Finlay
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:May 22, 2021

Frames: 1x120" (2')

Integration: 2'

Avg. Moon age: 10.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.26%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4612802

RA center: 23h47m12s.5

DEC center: -08°4145

Pixel scale: 1.546 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.488 degrees

Field radius: 0.330 degrees


Resolution: 1280x853

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:

15P/Finlay @ 2021 May 22, 18:29 UT

Description:

Comet 15P/Finlay imaged on May 22, 2021, shows an extremely faint green coma with a size of 1.7 arc minutes and poor condensation, difficult to appreciate as a whole due to its low luminosity and hard to image because fast angular velocity of this comet in the sky.

Data and link to image:

https://cometografia.es/15p-finlay-20210522/

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Comet 15P/Finlay, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó