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Comet 2P/Encke, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 2P/Encke

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Jan. 28, 2017

Frames: 10x120"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.25% job: 1462062

RA center: 353.121 degrees

DEC center: 6.077 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.252 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.852 degrees

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


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.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 2P/Encke, 


            José J. Chambó