Comet Panstarrs R2
in the Evening sky
February 11, 2018

 The comet continues past M45 nebulosity which still permeates this field. A dark ray is seen today, along with a diffuse flowing tail.
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Lens: 8" f/4 Orion Astrograph Newtonian Platform: Home made GEM Exposure: 1h 30 mins BRGB Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 5/10, Transparency 6/10 Outside Temperature: 42F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS