Contains:  Comet, The star 39Tau, The star 37Tau, The star 32Tau
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Comets conjunction ASASSN & PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comets conjunction ASASSN & PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:STL-11000M

Resolution: 1000x1200

Dates: Sept. 17, 2017

Frames: 4x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.85% job: 1732111

RA center: 60.435 degrees

DEC center: 22.393 degrees

Pixel scale: 9.352 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.591 degrees

Field radius: 2.029 degrees

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown


Comet C/2017 O1 ASASSN, down left, is observable by binoculars now while approaching to perihelion showing a greenish coma of diatomic carbon and a small ionic tail. At same time comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS, up right, moving away since four months ago and twice as far from Earth, can be still imaged with a long and narrow tail. Between both is glimpsed a shred of IFN (Integrated Flux Nebula) very near to Pleiades located next to field toward the top right.

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Comets conjunction ASASSN & PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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