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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:May 13, 2018

Frames: 4x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.21% job: 2064156

RA center: 294.398 degrees

DEC center: -13.875 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.290 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.356 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown


Comet C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS) continue increasing brightness and size, such as can be observed in this image on May 13th 2018. Its evolution is clear if we compare with my previous image taken three weeks ago, its greenish coma grew from 6 to 8 arcminutes of apparent diameter while its brightness has increased from magnitude 10.5 to 9.5.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó