Greif – C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Photographer
Jon
Email
greif.jon@gmail.com
Location of photo
Mayhill, NM USA remotely from La Jolla, CA USA
Date/Time of photo
February 7, 2018, at 2000 MST
Equipment
150 mm Takahashi color imaging platform via iTelescope.net
Description
A very faint comet, C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS), is visible (with telescope) near the Pleiades in the early evening sky, and moving away from us, toward the outer planets. Using the comet tracking service of the International Astronomy Union's Minor Planet Center (https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/MPEph/MPEph.html) I was able to find and photograph it.
Website
https://www.skyandtelescope.com/author/jgreif/
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