Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet Holmes Outburst, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Holmes Outburst
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Comet Holmes Outburst, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Holmes Outburst
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 28-90 f/4-5.6 lens  ·  Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 lens

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: Meade ETX-70 AT  ·  LXD75

Software: Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  Iris


Dates:Nov. 3, 2007Nov. 17, 2007Dec. 2, 2007Dec. 6, 2007

Frames:
93x30" (46' 30") ISO1600
4x63" (4' 12") ISO800
1x67" (1' 7") ISO800

Integration: 51' 49"

Avg. Moon age: 20.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.75


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344971

RA center: 03h24m34s

DEC center: +49°5034

Pixel scale: 53.839 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.533 degrees

Field radius: 12.257 degrees


Resolution: 1280x1024

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

On October 23, 2007 a sudden gas outburst in Holmes comet increased dramatically your brightness and did that it could be seen at naked eye; during a few weeks Holmes continued its expansion to reach a diameter similar to twice full moons, and finally it was diluted slowly until be unseen.

In this editing it can see the comet evolution on Perseus constellation.

Also into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A(in Spanish)

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Comet Holmes Outburst, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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