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Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington
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Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI ProLine PL11002M


Dates:Oct. 11, 2016

Frames: 2x120" (4')

Integration: 4'

Avg. Moon age: 9.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1346393

RA center: 9h 55' 39"

DEC center: +2° 36' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.740 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.031 degrees

Field radius: 0.549 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Description

Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington had an outburst at the end of August 2016, some days after pass its perihelion, increasing brightness until magnitude 11. In this image taken on October 11th 2016 the comet have dropped its luminosity until magnitude 12.5 still showing a dust tail with a long at least of 15 arcminutes.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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