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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+


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. 10, 2019

Frames: 16x120"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.31%

Basic astrometry details 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


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

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).

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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma, 


            José J. Chambó

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