Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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290P/Jager (Jan.6,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
290P/Jager (Jan.6,2014)
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290P/Jager (Jan.6,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
290P/Jager (Jan.6,2014)
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:Jan. 6, 2014

Frames: 11x150" (27' 30")

Integration: 27' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 5.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.25%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344900

RA center: 6h 26' 42"

DEC center: +37° 6' 50"

Pixel scale: 3.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.502 degrees

Field radius: 0.725 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

First return of this periodic comet discovered by Michael Jäger on 1998, was recovered on July 12, 2013 by Krisztian Sarneczky (Konkoly Observatory). Since last September has increased its brightness until 12 magnitude at the begining of January 2014 when I took this image showing a greenish coma strongly condensed with only 1' diameter, also it can see a very short tail toward West.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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290P/Jager (Jan.6,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó