Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Capricornus (Cap)
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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS
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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS
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Technical card

Imaging cameras: FLI PL-09000


Dates:April 4, 2017

Frames: 3x120" (6')

Integration: 6'

Avg. Moon age: 8.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.93%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1578647

RA center: 20h 48' 19"

DEC center: -14° 57' 50"

Pixel scale: 3.266 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.040 degrees

Field radius: 0.657 degrees


Resolution: 1024x1024

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

Description

Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) imaged in April 4th 2017, just after have an outburst wich did increase its brightness two magnitudes in oly some hours, passing from magnitude 8 to 6 and developing a long ionic tail with several trails going out of field toward west (to right).

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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