Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)
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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet NEOWISE says goodbye
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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye

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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet NEOWISE says goodbye
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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:Jan. 5, 2017

Frames: 3x120" (6')

Integration: 6'

Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.57%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1414307

RA center: 17h 49' 23"

DEC center: -5° 57' 3"

Pixel scale: 3.515 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.560 degrees

Field radius: 0.704 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Description

Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) imaged in the dawn of January 5th 2017, to a few days of be unobservable because its approach to Sun. In this image the comet shines in magnitude 8 and throw a ionic tail of half degree long. Could be one of the latest images of comet, besides of the probabilities of desintegration, wont be observable from Earth because remain in conjuction with Sun until April, then will be too faint.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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