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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto
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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Mount:LXD75

Guiding telescope or lens:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Guiding camera:Meade DSI

Software:Jasc Software Paintshop ProMaximDL5PixInsight 1.8

Filter:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory:Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:March 10, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x60" -15C bin 2x2
Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x60" -15C bin 2x2
Astrodon L Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 9x120" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x60" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2628388

RA center: 4h 48' 9"

DEC center: +34° 8' 52"

Pixel scale: 3.433 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.235 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1132

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Object/Date:
C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) @ March 10,2019 21:30 UT

Description:
Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) on March 10th 2019, losing brightness until magnitude 8.5, shows a greenish coma with some 7 arcminutes of angular size and gradual condensation. Still has a short trace of tail.

Acquisition details:
Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8.
Camera Atik 383L+.
27 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 C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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