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Ursa Astronomical Association

Telescopic comet PANSTARRS - 11.5.2022 at 04.21 - 11.5.2022 at 06.09 Fregenal de la Sierra Observation number 106724

Visibility I / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

I photographed this brightening comet with a Spanish telescope.
At its brightest, this should be at the turn of next year.
The brightness should then be about mag 8 grades.
Unfortunately, this (even) comet is then in the southern sky.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS)
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 10.8
  • Tail length
  • 3 arc minutes
Technical information

Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED, 10 Micron GM 1000 HPS, Atik 460EX, 15x2m RGB bin1

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