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Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 


            José J. Chambó
Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Resolution: 1200x906

Dates:Aug. 12, 2018

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.80% job: 2220262

RA center: 28.539 degrees

DEC center: 65.974 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.293 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.812 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees

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

Data source: Traveller


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).

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José J. Chambó
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Sky plot


Cometa 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 


            José J. Chambó

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