Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lynx (Lyn)
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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma
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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 telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  MaximDL5

Filters: Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:Feb. 10, 2019

Frames: 16x120" (32')

Integration: 32'

Avg. Moon age: 5.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.31%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2578208

RA center: 8h 26' 30"

DEC center: +47° 26' 9"

Pixel scale: 4.291 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.138 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees


Resolution: 1200x906

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Object/Date:

38P/Stephan-Oterma @ February 10,2019 00:52 UT

Description:

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma photographed on February 10th 2019 in constellation Lynx, going down in brightness until near magnitude 10.5 its coma has an angular size of 2 arcminutes, meanwhile the dust tail continue showing a curved shape but also decreasing its lenght until 7 arcminutes.

Acquisition details:

Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8.

Camera Atik 383L+.

41 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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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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