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



    
        

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



    
        

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

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO 8" f/4 Imaging Newtonian

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 5, 2019
Frames:
10×120(20′)
Integration:
20′
Avg. Moon age:
29.02 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.30%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3506414

RA center: 03h09m27s.1

DEC center: +29°1406

Pixel scale: 4.290 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.401 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees

Resolution: 1200x906

File size: 690.9 KB

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Object/Date:

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

Description:

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

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Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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