Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR between galaxies, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR between galaxies

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR between galaxies, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR between galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E

Mounts: Planewave Instruments Planewave Ascension 200HR

Software: Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel


Dates:Aug. 5, 2014

Frames: 1x300" (5')

Integration: 5'

Avg. Moon age: 8.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4204738

RA center: 7h 45' 30"

DEC center: -44° 19' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.279 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.761 degrees

Field radius: 0.487 degrees


Resolution: 1200x960

Locations: Siding Spring - NSW (Australia), Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) imaged on August 5, 2014 from Siding Spring, Australia. Shining at 10 magnitude the comet has a coma of 7' diameter and also showing a wide and weak tail of dust that comes out of field toward northwest. The middle of the image is dominated by three spiral barred galaxies, from right to left: NGC 7332B, NGC 7233 and NGC 7232 around two 8th magnitude stars, all the group located inside of constellation of Grus.

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Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR between galaxies, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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