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Cometa 21P-Giacobini-Zinner, 


            Fran Jackson

Cometa 21P-Giacobini-Zinner

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Omegon RC 14"

Imaging camera:Atik 460EX

Mount:Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Omegon RC 14"

Guiding camera:Atik Titan

Software:Photoshop CS6AstroArt 5MaximDL Pro 5

Filter:Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25''

Accessories:Armadillo Seletek AutofocusATIK Filter Wheel EFW 2

Resolution: 2749x2199

Date:Aug. 15, 2018

Time: 00:24

Frames: 30

Focal length: 2845

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


El 21P/Giacobini-Zinner​ es un cometa cuyo período es de 6,621 años. Las características de su órbita respecto de la órbita terrestre hacen que, de cada dos revoluciones, una de ellas sea favorable para su observación, ya que el cometa pasa entonces relativamente cerca de la Tierra.



Fran Jackson
License: None (All rights reserved)


Cometa 21P-Giacobini-Zinner, 


            Fran Jackson