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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 W2 Africano
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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 W2 Africano
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI PL-16803

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  MaximDL5


Dates:July 7, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 1x20" (20") bin 3x3
Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 1x20" (20") bin 3x3
Astrodon L Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 1x50" (50") bin 3x3
Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 1x20" (20") bin 3x3

Integration: 1' 50"

Avg. Moon age: 5.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2790001

RA center: 4h 29' 5"

DEC center: +60° 29' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.906 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.599 degrees

Field radius: 0.511 degrees


Resolution: 1365x1365

Locations: Observatorio del Teide, La Orotava, Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Slooh

Description

Object/Date:

Cometa C/2018 W2 (Africano) @ July 7,2019 04:39 UT

Description:

Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) is the next comet relatively bright which could reach visual magnitude near 9.5 this September. In this image taken on July 7, 2019 has a brightness in magnitude 12 approximately, and a greenish coma with an angular size of 1.5' and a strong condensation.

Acquisition details:

Telescope Planewave 17" CDK f/6.8.

Camera FLI PL16803.

2 min. total exposure.

Remotely from Slooh Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain).

Credits:

José J. Chambó (www.cometografia.es), Slooh

More info at Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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