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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: Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  MaximDL5  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Dates:March 10, 2019

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: 6x120" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x60" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.40%

Basic astrometry details job: 2646640

RA center: 8h 35' 21"

DEC center: +44° 54' 39"

Pixel scale: 3.431 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.940 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees

Resolution: 1500x1132

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

Data source: Backyard


38P/Stephan-Oterma @ March 10,2019 22:38 UT

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma on March 10th 2019, going away from inner Solar System in this image has a brightness at magnitude 13. From its whitish coma with only 2 arcminutes still departs a small curved trail of dust tail.

Acquisition details:
Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8.
Camera Atik 383L+.
21 min. total exposure.
From Vallés, Valencia (Spain).

José J. Chambó (

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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma, 


            José J. Chambó

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