Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Boötes (Boo)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012
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Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012

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Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012
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Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  AstroPlanner  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:Sept. 6, 2012

Frames: 10x120" (20') ISO400

Integration: 20'

Darks: 20

Flats: 10

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 20.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.89%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 18.30

Mean FWHM: 4.49

Temperature: 24.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344942

RA center: 14h 43' 31"

DEC center: +16° 1' 19"

Pixel scale: 2.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.953 degrees

Field radius: 0.525 degrees


Resolution: 1200x799

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

The comet C/2011 F1 (LINEAR) at the begining of September 2012, near 10.5 magnitude and a bit less brighter than expected, shows a coma of 2' wide and little condensed elongated toward South.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2011 F1 LINEAR on September 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó