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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging camera: FLI PL-09000

Resolution: 1024x1024

Dates: April 4, 2017

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.93% job: 1578647

RA center: 312.082 degrees

DEC center: -14.964 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.266 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.040 degrees

Field radius: 0.657 degrees

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


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).

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José J. Chambó

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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS, 


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