Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction
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Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction

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Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction
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Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 35-135mm f/3.5-4.5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool


Dates:Feb. 7, 2014

Frames: 13x150" (32' 30")

Integration: 32' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 8.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344898

RA center: 18h 17' 42"

DEC center: +5° 6' 36"

Pixel scale: 20.390 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.638 degrees

Field radius: 4.084 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

A principios de Febrero de 2013 tuvo lugar una inusual conjunción sobre el fondo estrellado de la Vía Láctea: dos cometas relativamente brillantes se acercaron a sólo 2º de distancia.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet Lovejoy and LINEAR in conjunction, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó