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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Apr.9,2016), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Apr.9,2016)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:April 9, 2016

Frames: 3x240" (12')

Integration: 12'

Avg. Moon age: 2.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.23%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1039012


Resolution: 620x413

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

Description

Comet C/2014 S2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on April 9 2016, with a brightness of magnitude 10 and a coma of 5' diameter, the comet still showing a twin dust tail because to closeness of Earth to its orbital plane: the thrown tail (type II) of 15' toward southeast and the trail tail (type III) of 7' toward north.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 S2 PANSTARRS (Apr.9,2016), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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