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2009 K5 McNaught Comet, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
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2009 K5 McNaught Comet, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade ETX-70

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Software: PixInsight LE  ·  Iris


Dates:April 10, 2010

Frames: 8x90" (12') ISO1600

Integration: 12'

Darks: ~9

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~13

Avg. Moon age: 25.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344966


Resolution: 1280x1024

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

This comet discovered on May 29, 2009 by Robert McNaught on images obtained through australian telescope Siding Spring, reached a magnitude of 8,2 on April 2010 when I took this image from the Hoya Redonda hamlet. Inside to constellation of Swan, immersed between a lot of stars into full of Milky Way, was easily observable even with binoculars due to your intense emerald colour.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A(in Spanish)

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2009 K5 McNaught Comet, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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