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Comet Garradd on March 11th, 


            José J. Chambó

Comet Garradd on March 11th

Technical card

Resolution: 1280x1024

Dates:March 11, 2012March 14, 2012

Frames: 10x200" ISO400

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~9

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 19.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 18.35

Mean FWHM: 4.10

Temperature: 13.00


The comet Garradd begins to going away and already shows a meaningful lowering in your brightness, being observable again only by binoculars. In the image is sensed only a bit of your dust tail every time most disperse, meanwhile the gassy isn't visible.

More info on the Blog  (in Spanish)



José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


Comet Garradd on March 11th, 


            José J. Chambó