Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pisces (Psc)
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Comet 156P/Rusell-LINEAR, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 156P/Rusell-LINEAR
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Dates:Dec. 16, 2020

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.48%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4175586

RA center: 0h 34' 22"

DEC center: +18° 39' 36"

Pixel scale: 4.289 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.328 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees

Resolution: 1200x906

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

Data source: Backyard


156P/Rusell-LINEAR @ 2020 December 16, 19:13 UT

Comet 156P/Rusell-LINEAR imaged on December 16, 2020, with a brightness at magnitude 10 shows in this image a faint green coma 5 arc minutes wide and that surrounds a more dusty internal coma, from which a small tail departs toward East.

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Sky plot

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Comet 156P/Rusell-LINEAR, 


            José J. Chambó