Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)
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Comet 45P fades out, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 45P fades out
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            José J. Chambó
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:Feb. 26, 2017

Frames: 3x240" (12')

Integration: 12'

Avg. Moon age: 29.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1483753

RA center: 11h 28' 2"

DEC center: +28° 7' 37"

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.625 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Description

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova fades out quickly at same time goes away from Earth, imaged on February 26th 2017 its rare dust tail is everytime fainter at same its coma, remaining only a small central condensation more sharp. Comet soon wont be visually observable until its next visit in 5 years.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 45P fades out, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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