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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EF 400mm F/2.8 L IS

Imaging camera:Sony Alpha 7

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:Jan. 17, 2018

Frames: 48x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14% job: 2050999

RA center: 61.742 degrees

DEC center: 19.228 degrees

Pixel scale: 12.311 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.610 degrees

Field radius: 2.565 degrees

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


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.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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