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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Nov.6,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Nov.6,2015)
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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Nov.6,2015)

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 6, 2015
Frames:
11×120(22′)
Integration:
22′
Avg. Moon age:
24.83 days
Avg. Moon phase:
23.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 844910

RA center: 16h25m06s.2

DEC center: +73°2833

Pixel scale: 5.263 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.213 degrees

Field radius: 1.054 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

File size: 161.6 KB

Locations: Benali - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Description

Comet C/2014 S2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on November 6th 2015, shows a green-bluish coma wich denoting emission of a mix several gases and with an apparent diameter of 7 arcminutes (near 600.000 Km. absolutes). Also highlighted a dust tail with nearly 0.5 deg long. Comet has here a brightness of 9,5 magnitude, whereas the most bright star in the image has 6th magnitude, into the Ursa Minor.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Nov.6,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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