Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)
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Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 



    
        

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

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Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 



    
        

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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO Newton 8" f/4

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 2, 2017
Frames:
3x120" (6')
Integration:
6'
Avg. Moon age:
6.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
43.14%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1610912

RA center: 18h14m48s.5

DEC center: +38°3112

Pixel scale: 4.285 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.340 degrees

Field radius: 0.893 degrees

Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

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).

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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