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Telescopic comet Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova - 20.3.2017 at 00.53 Pieksämäki Observation number 62028

Visibility I / V

Timo Kantola, Ursa (Itä-Suomi)

In the dim moments of the night, a 300sec exposure was quickly captured. The comet poses with the 12.2mag galaxy NGC 3287. At the bottom of the image shines a 7.8 mag star HD91656

EDIT:

I added a picture where two galaxies are marked A and B, the picture is related to the weaving of Jorma Ryske's observation: http://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/show/62054

#pyrstö: 18+ 'PA 280 °
#pyrstö: 2 'PA 110 °



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova
    • Erittäin heikosti näkyvä
  • Tail length
  • 18 arc minutes
  • Coma diameter
  • 2,5 kaariminuuttia
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

12 "F4 Baader MPCC and Atik314L +

Comments: 1 pcs
Jorma Ryske - 21.3.2017 at 23.12 Report this

45P:n tiivis ydin näkyy tässä 5 minuutin yksittäisvalotuksessa todella selvästi !

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