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C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (22-May-2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (22-May-2014)

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C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (22-May-2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (22-May-2014)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:May 22, 2014

Frames: 20x300" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 23.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4293406


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Algemesí - Valencia (Spain), Algemesí, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

The comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) on May 22, 2014 shows a bright coma with a strong central-condensation into a C2 gas envelope of 9' size. Aside from a dust tail of 20' long toward East, other ionic tail very faint is extended almost 1º long toward South.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (22-May-2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó