Location of photoDenver Colorado
Date/Time of photo2016/10/10 0751-0851UT
Equipment11" SC Telescope and STF-8300M CCD Camera
DescriptionMagnitude 19 comet 279P La Sagra passing in front of the spiral arms of magnitude 10 galaxy M74. The inset shows one hour of the comet as it moves pass streaked stars and the bright blurred background of the spiral arms of the galaxy.