Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)
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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. 10, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 23.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.69%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1974472

RA center: 4h 12' 44"

DEC center: +17° 22' 19"

Pixel scale: 12.331 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.009 degrees

Field radius: 2.569 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

Another wide field image of C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) taken from a serial obtained from Teide Observatory during comet maximum. In this case on January 10th 2018, the beautiful blue tail is noted better because not be superimposed on interstellar clouds which fill up the field. Draw attention the sidestep what does ionic tail do, at mercy of solar wind.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó