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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 telescope or lens:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:April 9, 2016

Frames: 3x240"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.23% job: 1039012

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


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.

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


            José J. Chambó

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