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), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2012 X1 LINEAR (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: 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

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