Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Capricornus (Cap)
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Comet 88P/Howell, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 88P/Howell
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Comet 88P/Howell, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 88P/Howell
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI PL-09000

Mounts: Planewave Instruments Planewave Ascension 200HR

Software: Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  MaximDL5  ·  ACP Observatory Control Software


Dates:April 1, 2015

Frames: 1x120" (2')

Integration: 2'

Avg. Moon age: 12.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.99%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4159327

RA center: 21h 43' 40"

DEC center: -16° 27' 43"

Pixel scale: 2.786 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.556 degrees

Field radius: 0.580 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet 88P/Howell imaged on April 1st 2015, with a brightness around 10 magnitude shows a greenish coma of 5' diameter and a short ionic tail toward southwest.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 88P/Howell, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó