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José J. Chambó Bris

Location of Photo:

Siding Spring (Australia)

Date/Time of photo:

Jun 24, 2015 @ 18:21 UT


Planewave 20" CDK f/4.4 reflector & FLI PL09000 camera


Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on June 24, 2015 placed to an angular distance of 28' from the spiral barred galaxy NGC 7793 and on a background with tens of tiny galaxies in the constellation of Aquarius. Unlike which I took two days ago, in this I could take the necessary shots for compose a color image. Aside from a esthetic improvement, in this version highlights a coma with strong greenish tone, as well as a halo of same color that extends until a diameter of 6'.




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