Contains: Comet, The star ω1Tau
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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: 1200x900

Dates: Jan. 11, 2018

Frames: 48x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.77% job: 1943840

RA center: 63.071 degrees

DEC center: 17.638 degrees

Pixel scale: 12.220 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.931 degrees

Field radius: 2.546 degrees

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


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.

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José J. Chambó

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


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