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Comet 168P/Hergenrother on October 2012, 


            José J. Chambó

Comet 168P/Hergenrother on October 2012

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Oct. 8, 2012

Frames: 11x240" ISO400

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 22.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.30

Mean FWHM: 4.61

Temperature: 24.00

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


The periodic comet 168P/Hergenrother on October 8th 2012, taken after several outbursts when reached your maximum brightness at 9th magnitude and showing a wide tail of dust about 5' long. The red star at right is Psi-Pegasii (mag. 4,7).

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José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


Comet 168P/Hergenrother on October 2012, 


            José J. Chambó

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