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Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS)

Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging camera:FLI PL-09000

Resolution: 1200x900 job: 1761592

RA center: 33.266 degrees

DEC center: 18.289 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.464 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.103 degrees

Field radius: 0.513 degrees

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


Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) photographed on June 25th 2017. After surpass its perihelion at the beginning May, still losing brightness until magnitude 9 the comet continued deploying a long tail of gas and dust which in this image shows at least half degree lenght. The shots suffered technical troubles influencing to calibration and chrominance of the image, but finally I decided recover them and work in its processing for recover my last image of this comet which has been the most interesting on 2017.

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


            José J. Chambó

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