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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Mar.10), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Mar.10), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 250

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10 XME

Mounts: Paramount PME

Software: PixInsight LE  ·  MaximDL5  ·  ACP Observatory Control Software

Filters: L  ·  R  ·  B  ·  G


Dates:March 10, 2014

Frames:
B: 1x60" (1') bin 2x2
G: 1x60" (1') bin 2x2
L: 2x180" (6') bin 1x1
R: 1x60" (1') bin 2x2

Integration: 9'

Avg. Moon age: 9.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4335794


Resolution: 1200x807

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

In spite of it is a bit more brilliant that two months ago (now is near 8.2 magnitude) and increase its coma until 5' diameter, the dust tail of the comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR has been diluted until be barely visible with 10' longitude in this image.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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C/2012 X1 LINEAR (Mar.10), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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