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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x906

Dates:Feb. 20, 2018

Frames: 4x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.86% job: 2061321

RA center: 60.196 degrees

DEC center: 28.296 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.288 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.603 degrees

Field radius: 0.896 degrees

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown


Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) photographed on February 20th 2018 from my backyard. With a little know-how and a minimal gear is possible get out some decent from a suburban sky without narrow filters, for instance, a magnitude 11 comet with a blue tail only at 30 deg. of altitude above horizon.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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