continues to surprise imagers with its twin tails and stunning
stellar backdrops. Here, the comet is zooming past the bright
star Chi Ursa Majoris and the edge on galaxy just above it NGC3877.
The comets teal head is stunning, and you can start to see some
ray details in the ion tail.
Two versions of
the data are presented below. The top image is a conventional
shot in full true color. The second image is a negative image
with the contrast set to best show the long thin tendrils in
the gas tail.