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Photographer:

Mike Olason

Email:

moicylander@centurylink.net

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

23 March 2017, 1137UT

Equipment:

1" Refractor Finderscope and ST-402ME CCD Camera

Description:

Magnitude 9 Comet C/2015 ER61 Panstarrs is only 10 degrees from the 23% illuminated Moon in this 3.9 degree by 2.6 degree image. The Moon's glare shows up as different shades of red, green and blue in the image as its reflections are seen from different atmospheric conditions (thin clouds, pollution, etc) during the collection of each separate red, green and blue image which are combined to make the color image.

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