Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)
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Comet Catalina peeks to the boreal skies, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Catalina peeks to the boreal skies
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Comet Catalina peeks to the boreal skies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:Nov. 24, 2015

Frames: 16x30" (8')

Integration: 8'

Avg. Moon age: 13.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 862011

RA center: 14h20m04s.6

DEC center: -15°0437

Pixel scale: 4.600 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.060 degrees

Field radius: 0.921 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Description

Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on November 24th 2015 peeks to the boreal skies, at only 5 degrees of altitude above southeast horizon during the morning twilight and shinning with 6th magnitude. Shows two tails both with 0.5 deg longitude, the dust tail toward southeast and the ionic tail toward west.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet Catalina peeks to the boreal skies, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó