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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: MaximDL5  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Dates:Jan. 6, 2019

Frames: 9x120"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.17%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3506412

RA center: 8h 35' 30"

DEC center: +42° 27' 10"

Pixel scale: 4.092 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.601 degrees

Field radius: 0.853 degrees

Resolution: 1200x900

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

Data source: Backyard


38P/Stephan-Oterma @ January 6,2019 03:00 UT

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma photographed on January 6, 2019. Going away from inner Solar System shows in this image an asimetric coma with 3' af angular size, whitish and few gassy, which is transform in a dust tail with 15' lenght toward West. Comet had here a brightness near magnitude 10 and located into constellation Lynx, the brightest star has magnitude 7.

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

José J. Chambó (www.cometografia.es)

More info at Cometografia.es 



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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma, 


            José J. Chambó

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