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Comet 252P/LINEAR (Apr.10,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 252P/LINEAR (Apr.10,2016)

Comet 252P/LINEAR (Apr.10,2016)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:April 10, 2016

Frames: 8x240"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.30% job: 1037782

RA center: 263.223 degrees

DEC center: 0.791 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.260 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.788 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees

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


Comet 252P/LINEAR imaged on April 10 2016, although be moving away from Earth still remains with a brightness of magnitude 6, being observable at naked eye from dark skies, and with a big green-bluish coma with a diameter of 45 arcminutes.

Posted in my Blog 



José J. Chambó
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Sky plot

Sky plot


Comet 252P/LINEAR (Apr.10,2016), 


            José J. Chambó