Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3795
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Comet 41P near Earth, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P near Earth
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Comet 41P near Earth, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P near Earth
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+


Dates:March 25, 2017

Frames: 3x90" (4' 30")

Integration: 4' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 26.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.59%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1542938

RA center: 11h38m57s

DEC center: +58°4948

Pixel scale: 4.290 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.898 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

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.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 41P near Earth, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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