Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pisces (Psc)
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Comet 2P/Encke, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 2P/Encke
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Comet 2P/Encke, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 2P/Encke
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:Jan. 28, 2017

Frames: 10x120" (20')

Integration: 20'

Avg. Moon age: 0.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.25%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1462062

RA center: 23h 32' 29"

DEC center: +6° 4' 37"

Pixel scale: 4.252 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.852 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Description

Comet 2P/Encke imaged in January 28th 2017 shows in this image a greenish coma with a diameter of 5 arcminutes and a brightness at magnitude 12. At the time of get this photo still had not begin to develop a visible tail.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 2P/Encke, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó