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Comet 71P/Clark, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 71P/Clark

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 20 CDK

Guiding camera:FLI PL-09000

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:June 18, 2017

Frames: 4x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.91% job: 1724371

RA center: 16h 28' 46"

DEC center: -31° 9' 36"

Pixel scale: 2.784 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.858 degrees

Field radius: 0.580

Locations: Siding Spring - NSW (Australia), Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia


Comet 71P/Clark imaged on 18th June 2017 after its maximum approah to Earth when reached its brightest magnitude in this aparition with 10,5. In this image shows a greenish coma with 7' diameter in a very faint external layer wich wraps a central part more condensed, but no trace of tail.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 71P/Clark, 


            José J. Chambó

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