Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)
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Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS
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Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI ProLine PL11002M


Dates:July 20, 2018

Frames: 6x120" (12')

Integration: 12'

Avg. Moon age: 8.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2165160

RA center: 5h 7' 36"

DEC center: +54° 52' 33"

Pixel scale: 3.192 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.639 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Description

Comet C/2017 S3 (PANSTARRS) photographed on July 20th 218, after a pair of outbursts developed a ionic tail during some days, but this one weaken fast. In this image the tail had already started to vanish, although still is appreciable some structural detail in it.

Telescope Planewave 20" CDK f/4.5 & Camera PL11002M.

Mosaic of 2 tiles, 9 min. each. Non-composite stacking.

Remotely from Mayhill, New Mexico (USA).

More info at Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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