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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet NEOWISE says goodbye

Comet NEOWISE says goodbye

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Jan. 5, 2017

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.57% job: 1414307

RA center: 267.348 degrees

DEC center: -5.951 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.515 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.560 degrees

Field radius: 0.704 degrees

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


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.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet NEOWISE says goodbye, 


            José J. Chambó

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