Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  The star 58Tau  ·  The star γTau
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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

Mounts: Losmandy Titan 50

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  MaximDL5


Dates:Jan. 9, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 22.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.39%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2001523

RA center: 4h 14' 16"

DEC center: +16° 54' 14"

Pixel scale: 12.336 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.910 degrees

Field radius: 2.570 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

Taken on January 9th 2018, this is the first image of comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) belonging to serial obtained from Teide Observatory during maximum activity days. In this case highlights the bluish tail as a plume composed with several filaments wich are projected to different directions.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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