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Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto

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Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto
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Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: FSQ-106ED

Imaging cameras: STL-11000M

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Nov. 16, 2018

Frames: 4x120" (8')

Integration: 8'

Avg. Moon age: 8.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2387946

RA center: 13h 13' 22"

DEC center: -0° 52' 1"

Pixel scale: 7.816 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.187 degrees

Field radius: 1.628 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

Object/Date:

C/2018 V1 (Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto) @ November 16,2018 12:13 UT

Description:

Just ten days after discovery of comet C/2018 V1 (Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto) has reached magnitude 8 and has developed a long ionic tail with two degrees length, barely visible toward nortwest in this wide field image taken on November 16, 2018. At same time shows other dust tail rather short toward west. The comet was located very low over the horizon and will be unobservable soon.

Acquisition details:

Telescope Takahashi FSQ-106ED f/5.0.

Camera SBIG STL-11000M.

14 min. total exposure.

Remotely from Mayhill, New Mexico (USA).

Credits:

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

More info at Cometografia.es

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