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Binocular comet PanSTARRS - 18.8.2022 at 23.00 - 18.8.2022 at 23.50 Fregenal de la Sierra, Espanja Observation number 108681

Visibility I / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

This comet had a handsome double tail (albeit with a fast tube under the African sky...).
Well, I tried too, but it didn't work under the Spanish sky.
Maybe too many stars and the half moon had an effect.
I tried to make the view even better by removing the stars.
Unfortunately, it's heading to a more southerly sky, so it could be that it was the last shooting opportunity.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Title for the comet
    • Binocular comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 8.5
  • Tail length
  • 15 arc minutes
Technical information

Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED, 10 Micron GM 1000 HPS, Atik 460EX, 15x5m RGB bin1

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