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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405, IC 410, NGC 1893, The star 14Aur, The star 16Aur, The star 19Aur
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Comet Iwamoto and Auriga nebulas, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet Iwamoto and Auriga nebulas
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Comet Iwamoto and Auriga nebulas

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:FSQ-106ED

Imaging cameras:STL-11000M

Mounts:Paramount PME

Software:Jasc Software Paintshop ProMaximDL5PixInsight 1.8

Filters:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Dates:March 2, 2019

Frames: 5x180" bin 0x0

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.81%

Basic astrometry details job: 2565305

RA center: 5h 19' 44"

DEC center: +34° 6' 25"

Pixel scale: 9.725 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.441 degrees

Field radius: 2.076 degrees

Resolution: 1200x960

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope


C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) @ March 2,2019 06:12 UT

Going away from inner Solar System the comet C/1018 Y1 (Iwamoto) has in this image taken on March 2nd 2019 a brightness of magnitude 8.5 and a coma angular size of 12 arcminutes with a intense turquoise color, contrasting with this zone plenty of red emission clouds into Auriga constellation, in which highlights in upper part of image the Flaming Star Nebula (Sharpless 230) and in down part the Tadpoles Nebula (Sharpless 236).

Acquisition details:
Telescope Takahashi FSQ-106ED f/5.0.
Camera SBIG STL-11000M.
21 min. total exposure.
From Mayhill, New Mexico (USA).

José J. Chambó (

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Comet Iwamoto and Auriga nebulas, 


            José J. Chambó

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