Comet C/2015 V1 Panstarrs
in the Evening sky
October 21, 2017

 This 14.8 magnitude comet in Aries shows a remarkable amount of tail for such a faint object. An hour with the 10 inch shows hordes of faint galaxies in this remarkable field.

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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: 60m Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 4/10, Transparency 6/10 Outside Temperature: 50F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS