Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pegasus (Peg)
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Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Jan.9,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Jan.9,2016)
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Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Jan.9,2016)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Dates:Jan. 9, 2016

Frames: 8x120" (16')

Integration: 16'

Avg. Moon age: 28.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.41%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 939807

RA center: 23h54m55s.9

DEC center: +18°1058

Pixel scale: 4.557 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.097 degrees

Field radius: 0.913 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

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


Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) imaged on January 9th, 2016 just at its maximum of an outburst which began at the end of December when was in magnitude 10 and ended in this image with a brightness of magnitude 8, with a coma of 11 arcminutes of diameter and a faint tail toward northeast.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es


Sky plot

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Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Jan.9,2016), 


            José J. Chambó