Location of Photo:
Río Hurtado, Chile
Date/Time of photo:
2022 September 18, 00:04 UT
Takahasi Epsilon 180ED f/2.8, ZWO ASI2600MM Pro
Comet C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS) imaged on September 18, 2022 passing close to the bright blue star Iklil (Rho Scorpii). Enveloped in a gaseous green coma, the comet shows a dust tail to the upper right and other narrower and twisted ion tail to the upper left.