Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Libra (Lib)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012
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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012

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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012
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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012

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
PixInsight LE · PHD guiding · DeepSkyStacker · APT - Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 23, 2012
Frames:
4x120" (8') ISO1600
Integration:
8'
Darks:
12
Flats:
11
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
3.68 days
Avg. Moon phase:
14.56%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Mean SQM:
20.50
Mean FWHM:
4.72
Temperature:
15.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344952

RA center: 15h39m09s.4

DEC center: -25°3722

Pixel scale: 1.753 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.527 degrees

Field radius: 0.351 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Torrijas - Teruel (Spain), Torrijas, Teruel, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

The comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) acquired on Juny 2012, far away as Jupiter yet, and with a brightness of 13 magnitude, shows a tail 1' long and a very condensed coma of greenish tone that augur potential activity for your perihelion on next Spring, when it's expected a magnitude near -1.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS on June 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó