Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Garradd of May, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Garradd of May
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Garradd of May, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Garradd of May
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO Newton 8" f/4
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT
Mounts
LXD75
Accessories
Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector
Software
PHD guiding · DeepSkyStacker · PixInsight LE · APT - Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 22, 2012
Frames:
4x120" (8') ISO800
Integration:
8'
Darks:
15
Flats:
10
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
1.36 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.07%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Mean SQM:
19.10
Mean FWHM:
4.35
Temperature:
22.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3674105

RA center: 08h52m59s.10

DEC center: +29°0928

Pixel scale: 4.898 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.554 degrees

Field radius: 1.045 degrees

Resolution: 1280x850

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

Description

The comet Garradd is quickly moving away from our point of view on Earth, so that your size and apparent brightness is going down drasticly in only a month and a little more. In the image can appreciate yet a wide and short dust tail toward down right.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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Garradd of May, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó