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Interstellar comet, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Interstellar comet

Technical card

Resolution: 1536x1024

Dates:Sept. 12, 2019

Frames:
B: 1x60" bin 2x2
G: 1x60" bin 2x2
L: 3x120" bin 2x2
R: 1x60" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.46%

Astrometry.net job: 2918034

RA center: 132.955 degrees

DEC center: 29.783 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.915 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.168 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees

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

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Object/Date:
C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) @ September 12,2019 11:08 UT

Description:
Recent discovered interstellar comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) imaged in color on September 12, 2019 at 3.36 AU from Sun its brightness is magnitude 17 showing in this image a size with only 18 arcseconds in which can be observed elongated shaped toward northwest. Analyzing color channel shots seems to me that comet shines more in blue, but I can not confirm it, have to wait some days to achieve more detail.

Acquisition details:
Telescope Planewave 17" CDK f/4.5
Camera FLI PL6303E
Exposure 9 min. (L=3x120 bin2 + RGB=1x60 bin2)
From Mayhill, New Mexico (USA).
Procesed with PixInsight

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

Post and image link:
More info at Cometografia.es 

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José J. Chambó
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