Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Comet Garradd says goodbye, 


            José J. Chambó

Comet Garradd says goodbye

Technical card

Resolution: 1280x1024

Dates:April 16, 2012

Frames: 11x240" ISO400

Integration: 0.7 hours

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

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


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 



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


Comet Garradd says goodbye, 


            José J. Chambó