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Comet 252P/LINEAR (Jun.4,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 252P/LINEAR (Jun.4,2016)

Comet 252P/LINEAR (Jun.4,2016)

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:June 4, 2016

Frames: 11x240"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.57% job: 1117314

RA center: 16h 43' 39"

DEC center: +6° 15' 28"

Pixel scale: 5.257 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.316 degrees

Field radius: 1.053


Comet 252P/LINEAR imaged on June 4 2016, just when begins a fast drop in brightness. In this image is near magnitude 11.5 and can be perceived as, comparing with the image I took three weeks before in which had magnitude 9, the central condensation has lost intensity and the coma has dimmed in diameter from 10 to 3 arcminutes.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 252P/LINEAR (Jun.4,2016), 


            José J. Chambó