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Telescopic comet PANSTARRS - 16.3.2016 at 22.00 Helsinki, Maunula Observation number 49678

Visibility II / V

Jorma Ryske, Etelä-Suomen kosmol. seura

The dim comet C / 2014 S2 (PanSTARRS) cools between the constellations of the Little Bear and the Dragon. The brightest star in the image is HD114445 / HIP64152 magnitude 8.60, the brightness of the comet is at least in the same order. Helsinki's light pollution and 62% of the moon grayed out the image, the satellite (apparently FENGYUN 1C DEB) flashed through the field of view at 22:35.

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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2014 S2 (PANSTARRS)
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

SW 20cm / F4, Atik314L +, MPCC, CEM60, no filters. Exposures 30x3min from 22:00. FOV 38'x28 ', north ~ upper, east left.

Comments: 4 pcs
Marko Pekkola - 18.3.2016 at 07.27 Report this

Hieno animaatio. PanSTARRS herää kirjaimellisesti eloon näin.

Timo Kantola - 18.3.2016 at 20.00 Report this

Tämä on hieno! Ja hyvä pongaus, pitää kokeilla kuvata itsekkin.

Mikko Peussa - 18.3.2016 at 20.51 Report this

Upea havainto ja esitys!

Jorma Ryske - 18.3.2016 at 22.05 Report this

Kiitoksia, Timon hienosta Catalina-animaatiosta innostuneena päätin opetella gif-animaatioiden teon ja onnistuihan se. PI ja PS oli tässä työkaluina.

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