Comet Q4 color Click on photo to return to 'Comets, Asteroids and things' Home
C/2001 Q4 (NEAT)
You can see the dust blowing off, the very over exposed Comet, directly to the left in faint streamers. There is an extremely
faint galaxy, next to a star, seen through this streamer.
The gasses are blowing off to the lower left and in front of a very faint galaxy.
Distance from Earth: 1.140393 astronomical units.
Distance from Sun: 1.073148 astronomical units.
Heliocentric: l:-157.3794 b:38.1091 r:1.0731
Rates ra: 0.0184 dec: 0.0149 (arc-secs/sec)
RA: 10h 01m 11.7s Dec: +50°21'20" (Epoch 2000)
16" F/4.87 Newtonian , ST-8E, CFW8 06/12/04 Temp. = -11 C
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