Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)
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Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner
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Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+


Dates:Aug. 12, 2018

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 1.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.80%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2220262

RA center: 01h54m09s.4

DEC center: +65°5826

Pixel scale: 4.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.812 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees


Resolution: 1200x906

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

Data source: Traveller

Description

Comet 21P / Giacobini-Zinner photographed on August 12th 2018 grazing the Milky Way border in Cassiopeia more dense of stars (down). The comet has considerably increased its angular size showing a turquoise color with 9' wich wrapping nucleus. Its dust tail reaches 40' lenght inside within which can be seen a ionic jet more condensed.

Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8 & Camera Atik 383L+.

12 min. total exposure.

From Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain).

More info at Cometografia.es

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Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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