C/2008 T2 (Cardinal)


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The comet is very weak. Comet mag ~17.5, tail 13" in PA 138

C/2008 T2 (Cardinal) by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

2009-01-08 by Bernhard Haeusler, Maidbronn, Germany   Moon Phase: 91%, Magnitude limit: ~ 18.5 mag
27 min. exposure, 2009-01-08 UT 22:13 to 23:13, 12" SCT f-10 + Canon EOS350D     aligned on the stars, comet as inlay


C/2008 T2 (Cardinal) by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

2009-01-08 by Bernhard Haeusler, Maidbronn, Germany   Moon Phase: 91%, Magnitude limit: ~ 18.5 mag
27 min. exposure, 2009-01-08 UT 22:13 to 23:13, 12" SCT f-10 + Canon EOS350D                aligned on the comet

The alignment on the comet was a hard job, because I had to align the exact position of the central condensation on 55 frames 30 sec. exp.time.
On one single image I could only see a very faint spot with no visible center. So I computed manually the positions of all frames with excel
based on starting and ending points of the first and the last image. The result above is encouraging me to use this method later with other very faint comets.


C/2008 T2 (Cardinal) by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

Position of the comet at January, 08 2009, AU 2.53 from the Sun

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Copyright of all sites and images of this web: Bernhard Haeusler, Rimpar, Germany   MPC code: B82 Maidbronn