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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS

Technical card

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

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates:March 16, 2018

Frames: 4x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.17% job: 2073207

RA center: 4h 14' 36"

DEC center: +34° 0' 25"

Pixel scale: 4.292 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.422 degrees

Field radius: 0.894

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

Data source: Backyard


Comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) photographed on March 16th 2018 when had a brightness at magnitude 11 and, although faint, still showed a blue tail quite long and with structures in the beginning part. The result was surprised me for being taken from a suburban sky.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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