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Contains:  Owl nebula, M 97, NGC 3587, M 108, NGC 3556
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Comet 41P into the Dipper, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P into the Dipper

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:March 22, 2017

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.66% job: 1539683

RA center: 168.571 degrees

DEC center: 55.637 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.397 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees


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).

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 41P into the Dipper, 


            José J. Chambó

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