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Comet 45P toward perihelion, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 45P toward perihelion

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Dec. 23, 2016

Frames: 7x120"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.68%

Astrometry.net job: 1382802

RA center: 309.534 degrees

DEC center: -20.901 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.280 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.626 degrees

Field radius: 1.058 degrees

Locations: Benali - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Description

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova imaged on December 23, 2016 in your way toward perihelion, few days after begining to develop a long ionic tail with several degrees long which exits from image field toward East. Although the comet is only at 8 degrees of altitude from horizon, doing hard the photography, can be seen that really is a twin tail departing from the greenish coma of comet, which shining near magnitude 8 being observable with binoculars.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es 

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Comet 45P toward perihelion, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó