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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 


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

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging camera:FLI PL-09000

Dates:Jan. 18, 2019

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.55%

Basic astrometry details 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


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

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).

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 


            José J. Chambó

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