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Date/Time of photo:
October 27, 7:03pm EDT
12-inch Meade LX200 f/10 and Canon 400D. Composite of 28 10-sec images at ISO 1600, processed with ImagesPlus and Photoshop
This image shows the bright nucleus, yellow halo, and a fainter blue-green outer halo. The size of the bright yellow area and the blue-green area are both more than twice as large as they were two nights ago.