Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels (Jan.5,2019) – Sky & Telescope

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Photographer

José J. Chambó

Email

jjchambo@hotmail.com

Location of photo

Valencia, Spain

Date/Time of photo

January 5,2019 21:23 UT

Equipment

Telescope GSO 8″ N f/3.8. Camera Atik 383L+.

Description

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels imaged on January 5th 2019, three days after a increasing of activity since which has developed a short tail. The green coma has an angular size of 8′ and its brightness is near magnitude 8.5. The brightest blue star is 55 Arietis with magnitude 5.7.

Website

http://cometografia.es



CATEGORIES
Astronomy Pictures: Sky & Telescope’s Online Gallery, Meteor, Comet & Asteroid Pictures







Pepe Chambó

About José J. Chambó

I’m an astrophotographer mainly specialized in image comets, with several images published in astronomical magazines and Internet media. I have been shortlisted in the awards of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 and 2016. Until now six of my images has been selected as APOD – NASA (Astronomy Picture of the Day).









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