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Comet C/2018 N2 ASASSN, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 N2 ASASSN
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Dates:July 12, 2019

Astrodon B Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 2x50" bin 3x3
Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 2x50" bin 3x3
Astrodon L Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 9x50" bin 2x2
Astrodon R Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 2x50" bin 3x3

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.98%

Basic astrometry details job: 2803962

RA center: 2h 38' 51"

DEC center: +10° 41' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.434 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.433 degrees

Field radius: 0.430 degrees

Resolution: 1528x1528

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

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Slooh


C/2018 N2 (ASASSN) @ July 12,2019 04:11 UT

Comet C/2018 N2 (ASASSN) was discovered a year ago and will reach perihelion next month of November, but will not go much inside the Solar System and will not shine more higher than magnitude 11. In this image taken on July 12, 2019 the comet is at magnitude 13, have not very gassy appearance but is already showing a nice dust tail. The brightest star is at magnitude 7 highlighting also in upper part the spiral galaxy NGC 1024, the bigest, although at least fifty small galaxies can be seen in this field with only 37 square arcminutes.

Acquisition details:
Telescope Planewave 20" CDK f/6.8
Camera FLI PL09000
Exposure 12.5 min. (L=9x50s bin2 + RGB=2x50s bin3)
From Slooh Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain)
Processed with Maxim DL and PixInsight

Martin VD and Nirmal Paul (obtaining)
José J. Chambó (processing)
Slooh (resources)

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2018 N2 ASASSN, 


            José J. Chambó

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