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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro Works Corporation Centurion 18

Imaging camera:STL-11000M

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Aug. 21, 2018

Frames: 175x30"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.96% job: 2251286

RA center: 52.809 degrees

DEC center: 61.134 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.666 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.302 degrees

Field radius: 0.734 degrees

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

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data


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)

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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, 


            José J. Chambó