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Photographer:

jjchambo@hotmail.com

Email:

pepechambo@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Mayhill, New Mexico, USA

Date/Time of photo:

17th Jan. 2016 @ 12:03 UT

Equipment:

Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm. f/5.0 & SBIG STL-11000M

Description:

Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on January 17th 2016, in conjunction with the Pinwheel Galaxy (M 101) at left, and the popular pair of stars Mizar and Alcor surrounded by a bright halo induced by the refractor telescope optics. The comet stands out in center with its greenish coma from which departs a bright dust tail arched toward down, and a long ionic tail more faint toward right, going above the couple of stars.

Website:

http://cometografia.es

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