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Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging camera:FLI PL-09000

Mount:Paramount PME

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Filter:Astrodon Series 2 LRGB

Resolution: 1528x1528

Dates:Aug. 13, 2019

Frames:
B: 1x50" bin 3x3
G: 1x50" bin 3x3
L: 6x50" bin 2x2
R: 1x50" bin 3x3

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.27%

Astrometry.net job: 2867869

RA center: 76.198 degrees

DEC center: 20.372 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.433 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.470 degrees

Field radius: 0.430 degrees

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Slooh

Description

Object/Date:
C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) @ August 13,2019 04:23 UT

Description:
Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on August 13, 2019. With a approximate visual magnitude 13.5 shows a coma still very small with angular size of 0.5 arcminute and a short dust tail with lenght 1.5 arcminutes. This comet could be observable through binoculars on May 2020 with a brightness around magnitude 7.

Acquisition details:
Telescope Planewave 20" CDK f/6.8
Camera FLI PL09000
Exposure 7.5 min. (L=5x50 bin2 + RGB=1x50 bin3)
From Slooh Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain)
Procesed with PixInsight

Credits:
Martin Vd Dussen and José J. Chambó (obtaining)
José J. Chambó (processing)
Slooh (resources)

More info at Cometografia.es 

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Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó

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