Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 108  ·  M 97  ·  NGC 3556  ·  NGC 3587  ·  Owl nebula
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Comet 41P into the Dipper, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P into the Dipper
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Comet 41P into the Dipper, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P into the Dipper
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:March 22, 2017

Frames: 3x120" (6')

Integration: 6'

Avg. Moon age: 23.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.66%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1539683

RA center: 11h 14' 17"

DEC center: +55° 38' 13"

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.397 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Description

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak imaged in March 22th 2017 when was inside of the Big Dipper. The tablespoon also contained the Owl Nebula (M 97) at right, and the galaxy M 108 at upper. The comet, in down left, shone at magnitude 8 and had a coma with a diameter of 15 arcminutes wich contains a short tail toward south (right).

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 41P into the Dipper, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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