Comet Jacques  C/2014 E2
in the morning sky
August 6th, 2014

 This is the final color image of comet Jacques from the morning of the 6th. Currently at 6.9 magnitude and in Auriga, the comets tail was very wispy and faint. Visually, the comet could be seen well in the 80mm finder, however only the head.
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Lens: Stellarvue SV80s f/6 - AKA "Zeiss APO" - with Televue .8x FR/CC Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Exposure: 10m L, 9m RGB Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 5/10, Transparency 10/10 Outside Temperature: 58F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS