Contains:Comet, The star 58Tau, The star γTau
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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


        José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates: Jan. 9, 2018

Frames: 48x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.39% job: 2001523

RA center: 63.567 degrees

DEC center: 16.904 degrees

Pixel scale: 12.336 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.910 degrees

Field radius: 2.570 degrees

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

Data source: Unknown


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.

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


        José J. Chambó

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