Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lynx (Lyn)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet Garradd says goodbye, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Garradd says goodbye
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Comet Garradd says goodbye

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Comet Garradd says goodbye, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Garradd says goodbye
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Comet Garradd says goodbye

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  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:April 16, 2012

Frames: 11x240" (44') ISO400

Integration: 44'

Darks: 13

Flats: 10

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 25.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.38%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean SQM: 19.30

Mean FWHM: 4.66


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3663244

RA center: 8h 58' 20"

DEC center: +46° 5' 6"

Pixel scale: 3.907 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.387 degrees

Field radius: 0.889 degrees


Resolution: 1280x1024

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

Description

The comet Garradd says goodbye while is going away to more deep waters of Solar System. Nevertheless continues surprising your big coma, although it's at 2 A.U. from Earth: twice of distance to Mars. On the image isn't see the gas tail, while remains the dusty toward bottom.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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Comet Garradd says goodbye, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó