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Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

Technical card

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

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:May 2, 2017

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.14% job: 1610912

RA center: 273.702 degrees

DEC center: 38.520 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.285 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.340 degrees

Field radius: 0.893 degrees

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


Comet 41P imaged on Mat 2nd 2017 three weeks after its perihelion, begun loss brightness, although in this image still shone around magnitude 7.5 showing a fuzzy coma with a diameter as 15 arcminutes wide around a sharp central condensation; also is visible a small tail as 8 arcminutes long toward southwest (to bottom right).

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 


            José J. Chambó

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