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Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:STL-11000M

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Oct. 18, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.75%

Astrometry.net job: 1780868

RA center: 70.964 degrees

DEC center: 54.832 degrees

Pixel scale: 11.706 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.373 degrees

Field radius: 2.345 degrees

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN photographed on October 18th 2017, just on day of its maximum approach to Earth to a distance of 0.7 A.U. (150 million kilometers) from our planet, reaching then its maximum apparent brightness with approximately magnitude 8.5. In this wide field image above a rich starry background and some dark clouds of dust into Camelopardalis constellation (The Giraffe), comet is seen with a coma near 10' diameter and a tail half degree long toward southwest.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es 

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Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó