Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Pavo (Pav)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina

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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: FSQ-106ED

Imaging cameras: FLI ML16803


Dates:Aug. 8, 2015

Frames: 1x300" (5')

Integration: 5'

Avg. Moon age: 23.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.63%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3958922

RA center: 21h19m12s.0

DEC center: -70°1525

Pixel scale: 8.771 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.341 degrees

Field radius: 1.757 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on August 8, 2015 has increased its brightness more speedily than expected until 7th magnitude. Moreover of a short dust tail is developing a ionic tail, that spite of is seen faint in the image, is observed at least with 1.5 deg long.

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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó