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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm F/2.8 L IS

Imaging cameras: Sony Alpha 7


Dates:Jan. 18, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 1.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.77%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2073199

RA center: 4h 6' 52"

DEC center: +19° 33' 18"

Pixel scale: 12.334 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.008 degrees

Field radius: 2.570 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

Description

Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) photographed on January 18th 2018 from Teide Observatory along a follow campaign in its maximum. In this image is well contrasted its blue ionic tail with some structures atop background of intestellar clouds of Taurus.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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