Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)
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41P, first comet for my first CCD, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
41P, first comet for my first CCD
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Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
41P, first comet for my first CCD, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
41P, first comet for my first CCD
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PixInsight LE  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:March 18, 2017

Frames: 3x120" (6')

Integration: 6'

Avg. Moon age: 20.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1503585

RA center: 10h 42' 51"

DEC center: +50° 31' 8"

Pixel scale: 3.861 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -173.141 degrees

Field radius: 0.804 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak imaged in March 18th 2017, shows a sharpen central condensation around wich extends a fuzzy coma with a diameter at least 12 arcminutes wide. Toward southeast (to down-left) is perceived the trace of a faint and short ionic tail.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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41P, first comet for my first CCD, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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