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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%

Astrometry.net 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

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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