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Contains:  The star ψ1Aqr, The star 83Aqr
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Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (May 18,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (May 18,2016)

Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (May 18,2016)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:STL-11000M

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:May 18, 2016

Frames: 4x240"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.89% job: 1081407

RA center: 23h 8' 50"

DEC center: -8° 42' 36"

Pixel scale: 11.697 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.235 degrees

Field radius: 2.342

Locations: Siding Spring - NSW (Australia), Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia


Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) in a wide field image taken on May 18 2016, shows toward left a dust trail (tail type III) with half degree of length that remaining in its orbit, and a long ionic tail (type I) very faint which is projected with more than three degrees long toward down-right of the image. The comet is located into constellation Aquarius and is observable through binoculars before dawn.

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José J. Chambó
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Sky plot

Sky plot


Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (May 18,2016), 


            José J. Chambó