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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO Newton 8" f/4
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT
Mounts
LXD75
Accessories
Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector
Software
PHD guiding · Jasc Software Paintshop Pro · AstroPlanner · PixInsight LE · Iris · APT - Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

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: 23h41m56s.9

DEC center: +38°2154

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