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Ursa Astronomical Association
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00130 Helsinki
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Ursa Astronomical Association

Telescopic comet PANSTARRS - 1.4.2017 at 00.57 - 1.4.2017 at 01.16 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 62834

Visibility II / V


C / 2016 VZ18 is the discovery of PANSTARRS 1 (FISH FISH) from last fall. Ville stacked the comet and left a few observations in the middle to make room for the comet, the star string :). This technique was invented when measuring the brightness of a comet. Kari stacked according to the stars, from which you can see the movement of the comet in 20 min. The comet is perhaps at its brightest right now.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2016 VZ18 (PANSTARRS)
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 15
  • Weather
    • Kuun sirppi näkyvillä.
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

Alluna RC16, C415 / 3320, SBIG 1001E, filter L, 10 x 120 s

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