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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

Imaging cameras:Atik 383L+

Mounts:LXD75

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

Guiding cameras:Meade DSI

Software:Jasc Software Paintshop ProMaximDL5PixInsight 1.8

Filters:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory:Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:Feb. 9, 2019

Frames: 4x120" bin 0x0

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.20%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2565294

RA center: 4h 29' 51"

DEC center: +26° 8' 52"

Pixel scale: 4.294 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.887 degrees

Field radius: 0.897 degrees


Resolution: 1200x906

Data source: Backyard

Description

Object/Date:
64P/Swift-Gehrels @ February 9,2019 23:42 UT

Description:
Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels photographed on February 9th 2019, a month after to beginning a drastic activity reduction shows a poor appearance since my previous image taken on January 5th. Its brightness has decreased from magnitude 9 to 11.5 and angular size of coma from 8 to 3 arcminutes. A couple of zones without stars reveal the presence of a pair dark nebulas in this region of Taurus constellation: Barnard 19 at left and Barnard 218 to right.

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

Credits:
José J. Chambó (www.cometografia.es)

Post and image link:
More info at Cometografia.es 

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



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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