Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014)
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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014)

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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014)
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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014)

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:
5x60" (5')
Integration:
5'
Avg. Moon age:
5.68 days
Avg. Moon phase:
32.25%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344897

RA center: 16h44m01s.2

DEC center: +10°0722

Pixel scale: 5.218 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.469 degrees

Field radius: 1.045 degrees

Resolution: 1200x799

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

The comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR on January 6, 2014 shines with 8.5 magnitude, in this image shows a coma diameter of 1.5' and a tail of 0.5º long.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Jan.6,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó