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Photographer:

Lorenzo Comolli

Email:

comolli@libero.it

Location of Photo:

Tradate, VA, Italy

Date/Time of photo:

31 nov 2007, 19.03 UT

Equipment:

Schmidt Camera 300mm f/2.0 + CCD from a light polluted city. Total exposure 90 min with RGB filters. Central dust coma elaboration with Larson-Sekanina 10°. North is up.

Description:

The comet tail. Finally also this comet start to develop a (small) tail, now mainly of gas (as can be foud from the blue color). The main tail component is at PA 210° and a secondary tail is at PA 245°, extending from the optocenter respectively about 32' and 26'. Many other filaments seems to be present. The dust coma is 12' diameter and the gas coma is about 33'.

Website:

http://www.astrosurf.com/comolli/index2.htm

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