Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter
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Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter

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Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter
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Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 3, 2012
Frames:
1x210" (3' 30") ISO400
Integration:
3' 30"
Darks:
8
Flats:
10
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
10.38 days
Avg. Moon phase:
79.76%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Mean SQM:
19.00
Mean FWHM:
5.11
Temperature:
-1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344957

RA center: 17h15m05s.8

DEC center: +43°0021

Pixel scale: 4.693 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.278 degrees

Field radius: 0.974 degrees

Resolution: 1200x890

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

Virtual encounter: far of Mars' orbit at 12.5 light-minutes from Earth, the comet Garradd shines with 7 magnitude and shows your wide dust tail that opens in fan behind, and your long and stretched ion tail that extends toward right (barely visible into image). At left and in the end of our galaxy, at 5.000 light-years away, the globular cluster M92 contains thousand old stars, wich together shine in our sky with 6 magnitude, more than the comet infinitely near.

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

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Garradd & M92: Virtual encounter, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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