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Ursa Astronomical Association

Telescopic comet Catalina - 12.3.2016 at 22.00 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Viestikallio Observation number 49478

Visibility III / V

Jorma Ryske, Etelä-Suomen kosmol. seura

Catalina photographed in connection with the Solar System meeting in Artjärvi Tähtikallio's "upstairs neighbor" at Viestikallio. The first is an animation of five images, the second the same five images stacked according to the head of the comet, and the third image is a single exposure.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2013 US10 (Catalina)
    • Keskitaso
  • Tail length
  • 32 arc minutes
  • Coma diameter
  • 4 kaariminuuttia
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

SW 20cm / F4, Atik314L +, MPCC, CEM60, no filters. Exposures 5x8min at 22:11, 1x15min at 23:04.

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