Comet 24P/Schaumasse (Nov.19,2017)

Photographer
José J. Chambó
Email
jjchambo@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Valencia, Spain
Date/Time of photo
Nov 19,2017 05:16 TU
Equipment
GSO 8" f/3.8 & Atik 383L+
Description
Comet 24P/Schaumasse photographed on November 11th 2017, only two days after perihelion when reached its maximum brightness in this apparition with a magnitude near 10. In this image the comet shows a greenish coma 5' diameter with a very short tail toward left. The field has at least two dozens galaxies belonging to Virgo Galactic Cluster, highlighting at upper left corner NGC 4365, a giant eliptic galaxy located to a distance of 60 million light-years.
Website
http://cometografia.es
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