Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pegasus (Peg)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) - 20160108

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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3604973

RA center: 23h 59' 33"

DEC center: +19° 0' 32"

Pixel scale: 11.277 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.100 degrees

Field radius: 2.053 degrees


Resolution: 1066x763

Description

C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) - 2016-01-08, 18:36 UT, field size 3.1°x2.1°

tele lens 4/[email protected]/4, DSLR Pentax K5IIs, ISO200, 44x60s

location: near Weimar, Germany

The comet has had an outburst about one week ago and now shows a very faint ion tail.

The extended comets head is larger than the sun, so the comet is currently the largest object

in our solar system!

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