Location of Photo:
Mayhill, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo:
2021 October 9, 11:26 UT
Planewave 17" CDK f/4.5, FLI PL6303E
Comet 4P/Faye imaged on October 9, 2021, as it passed near the planetary nebula Sh 2-266, a ring generated by the strong stellar winds produced by the supergiant star MWC 137 within it. The comet with a brightness of magnitude 10.7 has an asymmetric coma and a tail about 15' in angular length.