British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Observing Sections Comet
Image search

Comet 2016R2 PanSTARRS

Image

Expand image

About this observation
Observer
Peter Carson
Time of observation
15/02/2018 - 23:38
Object
Comet 2016R2 PanSTARRS
Observing location
Leigh on sea Essex
Equipment
315mm Dall Kirkham reflector
Focal reducer giving f5.3
Sbig ST8300 CCD camera
Driven on a Paramount
Exposure
10 x 120 sec
Tags
Like This Image
Share

This comet has been showing a long turbulent tail which is very faint. I was pleased to record approx 15' of it from my urban location.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.