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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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO Newton 8" f/4
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT
Mounts
LXD75
Accessories
Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector
Software
PHD guiding · DeepSkyStacker · Jasc Software Paintshop Pro · PixInsight LE · Cartes du Ciel · APT - Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

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: 06h26m42s.5

DEC center: +37°0650

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