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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 2674
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Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Dates:Nov. 19, 2017

Frames: 4x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.95%

Basic astrometry details job: 1835256

RA center: 11h 14' 38"

DEC center: +10° 47' 13"

Pixel scale: 4.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.528 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees

Resolution: 1200x900

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


Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan photographed on November 19th 2017, three days after perihelion. In its maximum shining with approx magnitude 10, shows a green coma of 6' diameter and a faint tail near 7' long toward right.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan, 


            José J. Chambó