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Photographer:

José J. Chambó

Email:

jjchambo@hotmail.com

Location of Photo:

Benali, Valencia (Spain)

Date/Time of photo:

Dec 23, 2016 @ 18:21 UT

Equipment:

GSO 8" f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D

Description:

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova imaged on December 23, 2016 in your way toward perihelion, few days after begining to develop a long ionic tail with several degrees long which exits from image field toward East. Although the comet is only at 8 degrees of altitude from horizon, doing hard the photography, can be seen that really is a twin tail departing from the greenish coma of comet, which shining near magnitude 8 being observable with binoculars.

Website:

http://cometografia.es

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