Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Minor (UMi)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Garrad on March 1st, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Garrad on March 1st
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Garrad on March 1st, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Garrad on March 1st
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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 · PixInsight LE · APT - Astro Photography Tool
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 1, 2012
Frames:
8x185" (24' 40") ISO400
Integration:
24' 40"
Darks:
10
Flats:
10
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
7.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
54.33%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Mean SQM:
18.90
Mean FWHM:
4.65
Temperature:
7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344956

RA center: 15h21m49s.4

DEC center: +66°0238

Pixel scale: 4.787 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 355.734 degrees

Field radius: 1.023 degrees

Resolution: 1280x853

Data source: Unknown

Description

Although with maximum brightness because your second approaching to Earth, in this image the comet Garradd shows a coma near 10' of diameter and 6.5 magnitude. Spite of this, it can see barely your dust tail leftwards and gas tail toward right and down.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A(in Spanish)

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Garrad on March 1st, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó