Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  The star ω1Tau
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Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)
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Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

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Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)
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Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm F/2.8 L IS

Imaging cameras: Sony Alpha 7


Dates:Jan. 14, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 27.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1928858

RA center: 4h 12' 28"

DEC center: +17° 54' 21"

Pixel scale: 13.853 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.914 degrees

Field radius: 2.847 degrees


Resolution: 1200x866

Description

The comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) is being one of the comets more interesting between 2017 and 2018 during its approach to inner Solar System, We have dedicated some days of tracing in the Galactica Project of the Teide Observatory, and this is the first image we publish.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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