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Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon EF 400mm F/2.8 L IS

Imaging camera: Sony Alpha 7

Resolution: 1200x866

Dates: Jan. 14, 2018

Frames: 48x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.98% job: 1928858

RA center: 63.117 degrees

DEC center: 17.906 degrees

Pixel scale: 13.853 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.914 degrees

Field radius: 2.847 degrees


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 



José J. Chambó

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Sky plot


Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS), 


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