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C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (Jun.27,2014), 


            José J. Chambó

C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (Jun.27,2014)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Dates:June 27, 2014

Frames: 6x120"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.03%

Basic astrometry details job: 4241656

Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown


The comet C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS on June 17, 2014 taken at only 15º above horizon because of its approach to the Sun. Nonetheless the image shows a faint trail of ion tail 20' long toward East, and in a closed angle a bit toward Northeast, the dust tail more short but more contrasted.

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C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS (Jun.27,2014), 


            José J. Chambó