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C/2013 UQ4 Catalina (Jul.5,2014), 


            José J. Chambó

C/2013 UQ4 Catalina (Jul.5,2014)

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:July 5, 2014

Frames: 26x60"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.08%

Basic astrometry details job: 4241654

Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Unknown


The comet C/2013 UQ4 Catalina shot on July 5, 2014. The 6' wide coma seems be more developed toward northeast in its direction travel; is visible a gas tail emerging of nucleus with jets at different angle that reach 7' long toward southwest. The more brilliant star in field has 8.2 magnitude.

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C/2013 UQ4 Catalina (Jul.5,2014), 


            José J. Chambó

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