Contact information

Skywarden,
Ursa Astronomical Association
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00130 Helsinki
taivaanvahti(at)ursa.fi

Ursa Astronomical Association

Telescopic comet Shoemaker-Levy - 31.3.2017 at 23.49 - 1.4.2017 at 00.18 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 62840

Visibility I / V


118P was filmed at Device Days. The comet is one of the dimmest objects we have photographed on Star Rock. It has been at its brightest last summer 2016. I did not find any observations for this year. http://www.aerith.net/comet/catalog/0118P/2016.html

According to the comet, stacking was difficult, but eventually succeeded when I removed the bad image from the stack. Only the middle part of Koma was found in the picture.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 118P/Shoemaker-Levy
    • Erittäin heikosti näkyvä
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 18.5
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

Alluna RC16, C415 / 3320, SBIG 1001E, filter L, 10 x 120 s

Comments: 1 pcs
Veikko Mäkelä - 5.4.2017 at 23.38 Report this

Yoshidan weekly-listassa mainitaan viimeisimmäksi havainnoksi maaliskuun 3. päivänä 17,9 mag (T. Ikemura, H. Sato). 18+ mag saattaa olla aika oikea arvio.

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