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Contains:  NGC 4370, NGC 4365, IC 3260, IC 3259, IC 3256, NGC 4343, NGC 4334, NGC 4309
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Comet 24P/Schaumasse, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 24P/Schaumasse

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:Nov. 19, 2017

Frames: 4x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.95%

Astrometry.net job: 1830667

RA center: 185.568 degrees

DEC center: 7.022 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.295 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.452 degrees

Field radius: 0.895 degrees

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

Description

Comet 24P/Schaumasse photographed on November 11th 2017, only two days after perihelion when reached its maximum brightness in this apparition with a magnitude near 10. In this image the comet shows a greenish coma 5' diameter with a very short tail toward right. The field has at least two dozens galaxies belonging to Virgo Galactic Cluster, highlighting at upper left corner NGC 4365, a giant eliptic galaxy located to a distance of 60 million light-years.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es 

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Comet 24P/Schaumasse, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó

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