Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012
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Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012

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Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012
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Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 20, 2012
Frames:
18×80(24′) ISO800
Integration:
24′
Darks:
15
Flats:
15
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
7.63 days
Avg. Moon phase:
52.61%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Mean SQM:
19.40
Mean FWHM:
6.13
Temperature:
14.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3486433

RA center: 12h08m02s.9

DEC center: +59°1713

Pixel scale: 5.042 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.441 degrees

Field radius: 1.014 degrees

Resolution: 1201x808

File size: 572.8 KB

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

Description

The comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012, during its approach to Earth crossed the Big Dipper on only two weeks. In the image the comet shines near 9.5 magnitude and shows a tail near 15' long.

More info in the Blog  Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) on December 2012, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó