Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2014 E2 Jacques (Apr.26,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2014 E2 Jacques (Apr.26,2014)
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C/2014 E2 Jacques (Apr.26,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2014 E2 Jacques (Apr.26,2014)
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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:April 26, 2014

Frames: 8x129" (17' 12")

Integration: 17' 12"

Avg. Moon age: 26.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.15%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4303012

RA center: 7h 44' 32"

DEC center: -7° 41' 42"

Pixel scale: 2.623 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.255 degrees

Field radius: 0.525 degrees


Resolution: 1200x799

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

Image of the comet C/2014 E2 Jacques on April 26, 2014 showing a great increase of brightness with respect to I took only eight days before, increasing in this short time from 9 to 8 magnitude. About its morphology is similar but its coma diameter has doubled from 4' to 8'. The comet keeps a begin of tail toward southeast but has only a few minutes length.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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C/2014 E2 Jacques (Apr.26,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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