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New comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

New comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto

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New comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

New comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI ProLine PL11002M


Dates:Nov. 11, 2018

Frames: 2x120" (4')

Integration: 4'

Avg. Moon age: 3.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.71%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3958942


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

New comet C/2018 V1 (Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto) discovered on November 7h 2018 visually by Don Machholz (USA) and photographically by Shigehisa Fujikawa y Masayuki Iwamoto (Japan). In this image taken only four days after its discovery the comet has magnitude 9 at low altitude above horizon, and shows a greenish coma with 5' angular size from which departs a narrow and fain ionic tail towards northeast.

Telescope Planewave 20" CDK f/4.5 & Camera FLI PL11002M.

7 min. total exposure.

Remotely from Mayhill, New Mexico (USA).

José J. Chambó, http://cometografia.es

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New comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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