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Comet 260P/McNaught, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 260P/McNaught

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Mount:LXD75

Guiding camera:Meade DSI

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Filter:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory:Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Resolution: 1200x931

Dates:Sept. 1, 2019

Frames:
B: 1x60" bin 3x3
G: 1x60" bin 3x3
L: 3x120" bin 2x2
R: 1x60" bin 3x3

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.47%

Astrometry.net job: 2919578

RA center: 34.664 degrees

DEC center: 21.177 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.173 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.718 degrees

Field radius: 0.880 degrees

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

Object/Date:
260P/McNaught @ September 1,2019 02:09 UT

Description:
Comet 260P/McNaught imaged on September 1st 2019 near its perihelion which will be on day 9th, in this image with a brightness around magnitude 12.5 shows its dust tail with 25 arcminutes long and in which can be seen a more condensed central spine due we are near its orbital plane.

Acquisition details:
Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8.
Camera Atik 383L+.
Exposure 9 min. (L=3x120 bin2 + RGB=1x60 bin3).
From Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain).
Processed with PixInsight.

Post and image link:
More info at http://cometografia.es/260p-mcnaught-20190901/ 

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PepeChambo
José J. Chambó
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Comet 260P/McNaught, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó

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