Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Apr.9,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Apr.9,2016)
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Apr.9,2016)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Dates:April 9, 2016

Frames: 7x240" (28')

Integration: 28'

Avg. Moon age: 2.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.23%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1045717

RA center: 4h 31' 46"

DEC center: +48° 50' 45"

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.193 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

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


Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on April 9 2016, even though its brightness has dropped to magnitude 11, photographically still has a nice look with a coma of 3' diameter and a narrow dust tail of 0.5 degrees long.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es


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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Apr.9,2016), 


            José J. Chambó