Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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The two tails of the comet Hergenrother, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
The two tails of the comet Hergenrother
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The two tails of the comet Hergenrother, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
The two tails of the comet Hergenrother
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The two tails of the comet Hergenrother

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  AstroPlanner  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Iris  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:Nov. 10, 2012

Frames: 12x120" (24') ISO800

Integration: 24'

Darks: 19

Flats: 14

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 25.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.40

Mean FWHM: 4.39

Temperature: 13.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344941

RA center: 23h 41' 56"

DEC center: +38° 21' 54"

Pixel scale: 2.608 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.350 degrees

Field radius: 0.522 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

The comet 168P/Hergenrother on November 2012, regarding to past month your brightness has dropped to 10.5 magnitude, otherwise your tail appears more developed with 7' long toward southeast, at same time seems show a second tail of 4' long toward east-southeast.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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The two tails of the comet Hergenrother, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó