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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 W2 Africano

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Mount:LXD75

Guiding camera:Meade DSI

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Filter:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Accessory:Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Resolution: 1500x724

Dates:Sept. 1, 2019

Frames:
B: 2x60" bin 3x3
G: 2x60" bin 3x3
L: 6x180" bin 2x2
R: 2x60" bin 3x3

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.47%

Astrometry.net job: 2904872

RA center: 50.007 degrees

DEC center: 54.956 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.120 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.074 degrees

Field radius: 1.184 degrees

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

Data source: Traveller

Description

Object/Date:
C/2018 W2 (Africano) @ September 1,2019 03:31 UT

Description:
2x1 degree panorama with comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) at right showing a diffuse coma with an angular size of 7 arcminutes and a brightness in magnitude 10.5. At left the BFS 31 nebula on ionized hidrogen zone Sh 2-203 barely visible in this image.

Acquisition details:
Telescope GSO 8" N f/3.8.
Camera Atik 383L+.
Mosaic 1x2 tiles.
Exposure 12 min. 2x(L=3x180 bin2 + RGB=1x60 bin3)).
From Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain).
Processed with PixInsight.

Credits:
José J. Chambó (www.cometografia.es)

Post and image link:
More info at Cometografia.es 

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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 





    
        

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