Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Lupus (Lup)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015)
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015)

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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015)
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
FSQ-106ED
Imaging Cameras
STL-11000M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 17, 2015
Frames:
3x180" (9')
Integration:
9'
Avg. Moon age:
3.77 days
Avg. Moon phase:
15.27%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3958907

RA center: 14h51m10s.8

DEC center: -47°1312

Pixel scale: 11.682 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.314 degrees

Field radius: 2.335 degrees

Resolution: 1200x795

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on September 17th 2015, with magnitude 6.5 is now observable using binoculars from the South Hemisphere. In this wide field photography the comet is located near the bright star Alpha Lupi into constellation of the Wolf. The coma shows a strong greenish emission of C2, meanwhile its dust tail is projected toward southeast with a longitude of more than 1.5 degrees that ends confusing inside the Milky Way which fills the bottom of image.

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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Sep.17,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó