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Comet 260P/McNaught, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 260P/McNaught
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras:Atik 383L+


Guiding cameras:Meade DSI

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Filters:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory:Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Dates:Sept. 1, 2019

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%

Basic astrometry details job: 2919578

RA center: 2h 18' 39"

DEC center: +21° 10' 37"

Pixel scale: 4.173 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.718 degrees

Field radius: 0.880 degrees

Resolution: 1200x931

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

Data source: Traveller


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

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.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet 260P/McNaught, 


            José J. Chambó

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