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Comet 41P near Earth, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P near Earth

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:March 25, 2017

Frames: 3x90"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.59% job: 1542938

RA center: 174.739 degrees

DEC center: 58.830 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.290 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.898 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees

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


Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak imaged on March 25th 2017, five days before its maximum approaching to Earth at a distance of 0.14 AU. The greenish and very diffuse coma had extended until a diameter of 20 arcminutes, shining around magnitude 7.5.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 41P near Earth, 


            José J. Chambó

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