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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto
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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI PL-09000


Dates:Jan. 18, 2019

Frames: 3x120" (6')

Integration: 6'

Avg. Moon age: 11.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.55%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2487802

RA center: 13h 56' 57"

DEC center: -21° 15' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.783 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.275 degrees

Field radius: 0.656 degrees


Resolution: 1200x1200

Locations: Siding Spring - NSW (Australia), Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:

C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) @ January 18,2019 16:52 UT

Description:

Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto photographed on January 18, 2019 in a image one square degree, shows here a greenish coma of 8' angular size and a small tail 5' long. The comet have here a brightness near magnitude 9.5 and could be seen through binoculars on next February month.

Acquisition details:

Telescope Planewave 20" CDK f/4.4.

Camera FLI-PL09000.

9 min. total exposure.

Remotely from Siding Spring, NSW (Australia).

More info at Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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