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Asteroid 6478 Gault with Tail Jan 28, 2019, 





    
        

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Asteroid 6478 Gault with Tail Jan 28, 2019

Technical card

Resolution: 2772x1932

Dates:Jan. 28, 2019

Frames: 13x300"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.69%

Locations: Patio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is asteroid 6478 Gault with tail caused by earlier collision in October. Taken Jan 28, 2019 with EdgeHD11 at f/7 and ASI1600 - with Sloan g' filter. 13x5m exposures.

A write up is here:

http://astroblogger.blogspot.com/2019/01/itelescope-alert-asteroid-6478-gault.html

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Asteroid 6478 Gault with Tail Jan 28, 2019, 





    
        

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