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Comet 45P fades out, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 45P fades out

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Feb. 26, 2017

Frames: 3x240"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02% job: 1483753

RA center: 172.012 degrees

DEC center: 28.127 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.625 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees

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


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.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 45P fades out, 


            José J. Chambó

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