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Comet 252P/LINEAR (May 16,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 252P/LINEAR (May 16,2016)

Comet 252P/LINEAR (May 16,2016)

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:May 16, 2016

Frames: 10x120"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.85% job: 1080878

RA center: 255.316 degrees

DEC center: 8.831 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.262 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.560 degrees

Field radius: 1.054 degrees

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


Comet 252P/LINEAR imaged on May 16 2016, since my last image taken one month ago the comet is now 8 times less brilliant, from magnitude 6 to 9, in the same way that its fuzzy greenish coma has decreased from a diameter of 45 to only 10 arcminutes.

Posted in my Blog 



José J. Chambó
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Sky plot

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Comet 252P/LINEAR (May 16,2016), 


            José J. Chambó