Re: [guide-user] comet 45P -- whats going on ?

Denis Feb 12, 2017

For P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova magnitude,

What you can do is open the "soft02cm.txt" found guide folder and modify the h and g mag to 13.5 and 10 or what ever you wish.

These are the last 2 entries before the MPC name.

Guide calculates the magnitude from these entries.

Denis


On 12-Feb-17 2:42 PM, Scott s.kranz1@... [guide-user] wrote:
Probably because, mathematically, it should be that bright. But comet brightness doesn't always follow mathematics.  

Scott Kranz

"I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced."


-------- Original message --------
From: "bobkat19492000@... [guide-user]" <guide- user@yahoogroups.com>
Date: 02/12/2017 14:11 (GMT-06:00)
To: guide-user@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [guide-user] comet 45P -- whats going on ?

 

updated comet info on guide 9.1   comet 45P magnitude is 3.7   why is it wrong and how to fix it ?

thanks,
bob