Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  The star ω1Tau
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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. 17, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 0.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2050999

RA center: 04h06m58s

DEC center: +19°1340

Pixel scale: 12.311 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.610 degrees

Field radius: 2.565 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

Another image of C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) taken during a intensive follow done from Teide Observatory when the comet showed its maximum activity. In this case the photography is of the January 17, 2018 and in it can be observed its peculiar blue tail with more of one degree lenght getting out of field.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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