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Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EF 400mm F/2.8 L IS

Imaging camera:Sony Alpha 7

Resolution: 1200x866

Dates:Jan. 19, 2018

Frames: 48x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.22% 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

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

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data


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.

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José J. Chambó
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Sky plot


Comet C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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