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Photographer:

José J. Chambó

Email:

jjchambo@hotmail.com

Location of Photo:

Valencia, Spain

Date/Time of photo:

Nov 19,2017 05:16 TU

Equipment:

GSO 8" f/3.8 & Atik 383L+

Description:

Comet 24P/Schaumasse photographed on November 11th 2017, only two days after perihelion when reached its maximum brightness in this apparition with a magnitude near 10. In this image the comet shows a greenish coma 5' diameter with a very short tail toward left. The field has at least two dozens galaxies belonging to Virgo Galactic Cluster, highlighting at upper left corner NGC 4365, a giant eliptic galaxy located to a distance of 60 million light-years.

Website:

http://cometografia.es

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