Contains:  Comet, NGC 1110, NGC 1084
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Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN, 




    

        José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN

Technical card

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

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates: July 28, 2017

Frames: 5x240"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.33%

Astrometry.net job: 1671211

RA center: 41.793 degrees

DEC center: -7.586 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.292 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.882 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

New comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN imaged on July 28th 2017, was discovered during an abrupt increase of brightness until the magnitude 10 at present. As seen in this image has developed a green gassy coma of diatomic carbon, with an appearent size of 10 arcminutes. This comet can reach a maximum brightness around 7th magnitude on next october when be observable from northern hemisphere passing near celestial zenit. There are some galaxies in this field, at right NGC 1084 and at bottom-left NGC 1110 edgeways.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es 

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Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN, 




    

        José J. Chambó

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