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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron RASA 11"

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 1600MC Color

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Resolution: 1500x1136

Dates:Jan. 16, 2019

Frames: 3x120"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.34% job: 2767484

RA center: 21.772 degrees

DEC center: -82.129 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.900 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.908 degrees

Field radius: 1.019 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope


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).

José J. Chambó (



José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó