Observation by Mike Foylan: Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS

Uploaded by

Mike Foylan


Mike Foylan


2020 Mar 22 - 21:49


2020 Mar 24 - 23:50



  • Telescope: Celestron 0.2-m SCT @f/7.1
  • CCD Camera: SBIG STL-1301
  • Filter/s: None
  • Optec Robotic Focuser
  • Mount: Celestron CG5-GT EQ Mount Modified

120 seconds


Cherryvalley Observatory (I83), Co. Meath, Ireland

Target name

Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS


Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS

About this image

Distance at Time of Observation: 1.772 au (265 million km)

M1 V-Magnitude: +8.6

Apparent Sky Motion: 0.85 arcsec/minute

Observing Location: Cherryvalley Observatory (I83), Co. Meath

Acquisition Date: 22nd March 2020

Observation Time Span: 21:49:06 to 22:49:32 UT

Constellation: Cassiopeia

Telescope: Celestron 0.2-m SCT

Camera: SBIG STL-1301

Mount: Modified Celestron EQ CG5-GT Mount

Each Light Frame Exposure: 120s

Light Frames: x25

Cal Frames: Dark & Flat Frames

FOV: 46 x 37 arcminutes

Image Scale: 2.18 arcsec/pixel

Filter/s: None

Software Acquisition & Control: CCDSoft v5, TheSky6 Professional, EQMOD, PhD Guiding

Image processing: Mira Pro7, Astrometrica, CDDSoft v5

Files associated with this observation
Like this image
Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of work by third parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. By submitting images to this online gallery, you grant the BAA permission to reproduce them in any of our publications.