2017t2 20190813 jchambo

Object/Date: C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) @ August 13,2019 04:23 UT Description: Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on August 13, 2019. With a approximate visual magnitude 13.5 shows a coma still very small with angular size of 0.5 arcminute and a short dust tail with lenght 1.5 arcminutes. This comet could be observable through binoculars on May 2020 with a brightness around magnitude 7. Acquisition details: Telescope Planewave 20" CDK f/6.8 Camera FLI PL09000 Exposure 7.5 min. (L=5x50 bin2 + RGB=1x50 bin3) From Slooh Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain) Procesed with PixInsight Credits: Martin Vd Dussen and José J. Chambó

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