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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: IAC80 Telescope

Resolution: 973x1024

Dates: Dec. 15, 2017

Frames: 8x60"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.88% job: 1908519

RA center: 188.209 degrees

DEC center: 5.968 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.606 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.130 degrees

Field radius: 0.119 degrees

Locations: Observatorio del Teide, La Orotava, Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain


Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan photographed on December 15th 2017 through telescope IAC80 of Teide Observatory. This high resolution image shows a faint external coma with some 300.000 Km. diameter enveloping a sharp central condensation from wich emerges a short tail toward Northwest.

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José J. Chambó

Sky plot

Sky plot


Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan, 


        José J. Chambó