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, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS
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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Sony Alpha 7


Dates:Jan. 11, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 24.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1943840

RA center: 4h 12' 17"

DEC center: +17° 38' 16"

Pixel scale: 12.220 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.931 degrees

Field radius: 2.546 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

Locations: Observatorio del Teide, La Orotava, Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain

Description

New image of comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) on January 11, 2018. Part of a set of photographs taken from Teide Observatory using a camera lens during days of comet maximum activity. In this image with a field of 4x3° its blue tail appears confused between galactic cirrus in Taurus.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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