Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquila (Aql)
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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS
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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E


Dates:April 24, 2018

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 9.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.72%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2035404

RA center: 19h 42' 18"

DEC center: -7° 28' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.450 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.966 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Description

First image I took of the C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS), this comet will reach its maximum brightness on next June when it could be observable visually through small telescopes or giant binoculars. In this image taken on April 24, 2018 can be seen a faint greenish coma wich has grown until a diameter of 6 arcminutes, al same time appears certain dust emission toward northwest (to up right).

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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