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, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4


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

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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