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Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging camera:FLI ProLine PL11002M

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:July 20, 2018

Frames: 6x120"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.04% job: 2165160

RA center: 76.904 degrees

DEC center: 54.876 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.192 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.639 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility


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).

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José J. Chambó
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Comet C/2017 S3 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó

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