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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS
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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 11"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MC Color

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:Jan. 16, 2019

Frames: 3x120" (6')

Integration: 6'

Avg. Moon age: 9.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.34%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2767484

RA center: 1h 27' 5"

DEC center: -82° 7' 44"

Pixel scale: 3.900 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.908 degrees

Field radius: 1.019 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1136

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

Comet C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS) imaged on January 16th 2019 at only 8 degrees from celestial South Pole, when still was shinning in magnitude 11 at a distance of 3 A.U. from Sun and Earth. This comet could be visually observed during all year 2018.

Acquisition details:

Telescope Celestron RASA 11" f/2,2.

Camera ZWO 1600 Color.

Exposure 6 min. (3x120 sec. bin1).

From Bathurst, NSW (Australia).

Credits:

José J. Chambó (www.cometografia.es)

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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó