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


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

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

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:April 9, 2016

Frames: 7x240"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.23% job: 1045717

RA center: 67.944 degrees

DEC center: 48.846 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.193 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees

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 



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


            José J. Chambó