Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2014 Q3 Borisov (Oct.25,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2014 Q3 Borisov (Oct.25,2014)
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C/2014 Q3 Borisov (Oct.25,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2014 Q3 Borisov (Oct.25,2014)
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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:Oct. 25, 2014

Frames: 16x120" (32')

Integration: 32'

Avg. Moon age: 1.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4219616

RA center: 8h 5' 57"

DEC center: +71° 8' 9"

Pixel scale: 3.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.852 degrees

Field radius: 0.726 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

At the end of October, 2014 comet C/2014 Q3 Borisov had a sudden increase of brightness, increasing from 14 to 11 magnitude, approximately. In this image I took on October 25 the comet shows a central condensation fairly bright and surrounded by a gassy coma of 7' wide.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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C/2014 Q3 Borisov (Oct.25,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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