Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pegasus (Peg)
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Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Dec.30,2015), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Dec.30,2015)
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Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Dec.30,2015)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Dates:Dec. 30, 2015

Frames: 1x240" (4')

Integration: 4'

Avg. Moon age: 19.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.88%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 930290

RA center: 0h 8' 27"

DEC center: +22° 22' 44"

Pixel scale: 4.558 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.860 degrees

Field radius: 0.913 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain


Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) imaged on December 30th, 2015 a few days after start a fast increase of activity. In this image show a brightness near magnitude 9, developing a gassy coma with a diameter of 7 minutes and a tail with at least 15 minutes of longitude towards northeast.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es


Sky plot

Sky plot


Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Dec.30,2015), 


            José J. Chambó