Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Minor (UMi)
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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Mar.8,2016), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Mar.8,2016)
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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Mar.8,2016)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO Newton 8" f/4
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 100D

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 8, 2016
Frames:
4x240" (16')
Integration:
16'
Avg. Moon age:
28.86 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.51%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1023394

RA center: 14h09m45s.4

DEC center: +71°1619

Pixel scale: 5.269 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.155 degrees

Field radius: 1.055 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

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

Description

Comet C/2014 S2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on March 8th 2016, with a brightness around magnitude 9.5 and a coma of 5' diameter everytime more white, shows a short dust tail towards southeast (to down-right) a a faint anti-tail towards north (upwards) because the approximation of Earth to its orbital plane.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Mar.8,2016), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó