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Binocular comet PANSTARRS - 13.3.2013 at 19.33 Helsinki Observation number 11365

Visibility III / V

Jorma Ryske, Etelä-Suomen kosmol. seura

PanSTARSS observed at the Maunula ski lodge in Helsinki. The comet was found with binoculars between 10x42 Skywardens at 19:15 and when the sky was a little dark it was also visible to the naked eye around 19:30.

Photos at 19:37 and 19:33, in the background The Hague. Just below the moon at n 5 o'clock, the star is mag 4.4 SAO 109474.

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Additional information
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)
    • 0.3
    • degrees
  • Observation target
    • Comet
    • Keskitaso
  • Title for the comet
    • Binocular comet
  • Tail length
  • 0.3
Technical information

Canon EOS1000D, 55-250mm F5.6 @ 109mm and @ 250mm, exposures 1 sec with 800 sensitivity.

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