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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Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Sony Alpha 7


Dates:Jan. 19, 2018

Frames: 48x30" (24')

Integration: 24'

Avg. Moon age: 2.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2075744

RA center: 4h 7' 17"

DEC center: +19° 5' 16"

Pixel scale: 13.864 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.989 degrees

Field radius: 2.850 degrees


Resolution: 1200x866

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

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

Description

Last photography of C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) belonging to tracing done from Teide Observatory to this inusual comet. Taken on January 19th 2018, the image shows its active blue tail with some jets throw upon structure of galactic cirrus located between the Pleiades and Hyades.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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