Sunday, February 25, 2018

COMET C/2016 R2 PANSTARRS Taken by José J. Chambó on January 11, 2018 @ Canary Islands (Spain)

New image of comet C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS) on January 11, 2018. Part of a set of photographs taken from Teide Observatory using a camera lens during days of comet maximum activity. In this image with a field of 4x3° its blue tail appears confused between galactic cirrus in Taurus.

Lens Canon EF 400mm. f/2,8 & Camera Sony Alpha-7s (48 × 30 sec. at ISO-5000)

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