Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)
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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

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



    
        

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

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Works Corporation Centurion 18

Imaging cameras: STL-11000M


Dates:Aug. 21, 2018

Frames: 175x30" (1h 27' 30")

Integration: 1h 27' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 10.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.96%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2251286

RA center: 3h 31' 14"

DEC center: +61° 8' 2"

Pixel scale: 3.666 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.302 degrees

Field radius: 0.734 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

Description

Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner imaged on August 21th 2018, only with luminance this time. Its morphology shows a coma of 12' diameter and a tail at least with one degree lenght.

Centurion 18" CRC f/2.8 & SBIG STL-11000M.

88 min. total exposure.

From Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain).

Credits: José J. Chambó Bris / Miquel Serra-Ricart / Javier Licandro / TAR2 (Teide Observatory, IAC)

More info at Cometografia.es

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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó