Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  The star 55Ari
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Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Dates:Jan. 5, 2019

Frames: 10x120"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.30%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3506414

RA center: 3h 9' 27"

DEC center: +29° 14' 6"

Pixel scale: 4.290 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.401 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees

Resolution: 1200x906

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Backyard


64P/Swift-Gehrels @ January 5,2019 21:23 UT

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels imaged on January 5th 2019, three days after a increasing of activity since which has developed a short tail. The green coma has an angular size of 8' and its brightness is near magnitude 8.5. The brightest blue star is 55 Arietis with magnitude 5.7.

Acquisition details:
Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8.
Camera Atik 383L+.
26 min. total exposure.
From Vallés, Valencia (Spain).

More info at Cometografia.es 



José J. Chambó
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Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels, 


            José J. Chambó

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