Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)
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Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4067069

RA center: 14h 18' 39"

DEC center: +1° 44' 24"

Pixel scale: 2.111 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.384 degrees

Field radius: 0.423 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Data source: Unknown


C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) @ 2020 September 5, 09:13 UT

Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on September 5, 2020, every time more distant and weak is almost three times farther than the distance from Earth to Sun with a brightness at magnitude 12, more than thirteen times less brighter than the fainter stars that can be seen at naked eye. Despite this, in this photography can still see its dust tail extending toward north (to left in the image).

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Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS, 


            José J. Chambó