NEOWISE Spies Activity on Comet Catalina

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wise_WISE2014-0723 July 23rd, 2014

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA

Comet C/2013 UQ4 (Catalina) appeared to be a highly active comet one day past perihelion on July 7, 2014.

Provider: Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer

Image Source: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4227

Curator: Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, Berkeley, CA, USA

Image Use Policy: Public Domain

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Catalina C/2013 UQ4
Subject - Solar System
Interplanetary Body > Comet

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Cyan WISE Infrared (Near-IR) 3.4 µm
Red WISE Infrared (Near-IR) 4.6 µm
Spectrum_base
Cyan
Red
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ID
WISE2014-0723
Subject Category
A.2.2  
Subject Name
Catalina, C/2013 UQ4
Credits
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
Release Date
2014-07-23
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4227
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
WISE, WISE
Instrument
Color Assignment
Cyan, Red
Band
Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
Near-IR, Near-IR
Central Wavelength
3400, 4600
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer
URL
http://wise.astro.ucla.edu
Name
Email
outreach@ssl.berkeley.edu
Telephone
Address
7 Gauss Way
City
Berkeley
State/Province
CA
Postal Code
94720
Country
USA
Rights
Public Domain
Publisher
Publisher ID
wise
Resource ID
Resource URL
/image/wise/WISE2014-0723
Related Resources
Metadata Date
2015-05-21T20:54:44Z
Metadata Version
1.2
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