Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught
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"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught

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"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught
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"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 10, 2012
Frames:
15×120(30′) ISO800
Integration:
30′
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:
19.50
Mean FWHM:
4.63
Temperature:
13.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344939

RA center: 01h31m31s.7

DEC center: +42°4012

Pixel scale: 2.604 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.267 degrees

Field radius: 0.522 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

The periodic comet 260P/McNaught at your first return after be discovered on 2005. In this image taken on November 2012 your brightness is around 11m showing a small and concentrated coma leaving a tail with fan shape of 2' long toward south.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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"First" return of comet 260P/McNaught, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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