Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Draco (Dra)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3057
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Catalina on the Draco - Camelopardalis border and receding from Earth, 



    
        

            Tony Cook
Catalina on the Draco - Camelopardalis border and receding from Earth
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Catalina on the Draco - Camelopardalis border and receding from Earth

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Televue TV-85

Imaging cameras: canon 450D

Mounts: 10 Micron 1000 HPS

Focal reducers: TeleVue TRF-2008 0.8x

Software: Russle Croman GradientXTerminator  ·  Noel Carbonni Astrotools  ·  Mike Unsold Images Plus  ·  Photoshop CS 2


Dates:Jan. 30, 2016

Frames: 48x180" (2h 24') ISO800

Integration: 2h 24'

Darks: 50

Flats: 25

Flat darks: 25

Avg. Moon age: 20.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 937826

RA center: 09h56m52s.1

DEC center: +81°0813

Pixel scale: 2.249 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.480 degrees

Field radius: 1.449 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Home, Bramhope, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Description

Catalina on the Draco/Camelopardis border is now slowly fading from its peak brightness and size that it exhibited a few weeks earlier.

Image taken from my rather light polluted home observatory.

Other images of C/2013 US10

29th December 2015

1st January 2016

9th January 2016

15th January 2016

31st January 2016

28th February 2016

30th March 2016

3D Stereo (relaxed eyes) 15th January 2016

3D Stereo (crossed eyes) 15th January 2016

Evolution sequence

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Catalina on the Draco - Camelopardalis border and receding from Earth, 



    
        

            Tony Cook

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