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Photographer:

Pepe Chambó

Email:

jjchambo@hotmail.com

Location of Photo:

Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Date/Time of photo:

November 16, 2011 @ 18:53 TU

Equipment:

Canon EOS-350D, Reflector GSO 203/800 f/4.0, (15x50 sec.) at 800 ISO.

Description:

Although it is moving away from Earth for the time, in your wide orbit the comet C/2009 P1 (Garradd) is approaching progressively to Sun, this keeps a slow increasing brightnes placed around 7.5 magnitude, and may be observable through binoculars. Such as you can appreciate at this image, tenuous way, the comet shows a wide and short tail of dust with fan shape, and other tail of gas elongated and stretched.

Website:

www.cometografia.es

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