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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging camera:FLI Proline 6303E

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:April 24, 2018

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.72% job: 2035404

RA center: 295.575 degrees

DEC center: -7.475 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.450 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.966 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees

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


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).

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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