Celestial 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

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 16, 2012
Frames:
11×240(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: 08h58m20s.2

DEC center: +46°0506

Pixel scale: 3.907 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.387 degrees

Field radius: 0.889 degrees

Resolution: 1280x1024

File size: 527.2 KB

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