Comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacombini-Kresak
in the Evening sky
April 29, 2017

 Now moving a rapid pace across the sky near Lyra, this 6th magnitude object still has not developed any significant tail.

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Field here is about 1 degree
Lens: 10" f/3.9 Orion Astrograph with Baader MPCC coma corrector Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Camera: SBIG ST10XME Exposure: 36m Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 2/10, Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 40F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS