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Telescopic comet PANSTARRS - 1.4.2017 at 01.31 - 1.4.2017 at 01.50 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 62836

Visibility II / V

C / 2016 M1 Filmed at the Equipment Days. Found in summer 2016 with Pan-STARRS 1 telescope (Haleakala). No comet motion was observed during imaging. The comet is estimated to gradually brighten until the end of 2018. I think it has brightened up faster than now.

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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS)
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Brightness in magnitudes
    • 15.5
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

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

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