PhotographerJosé J. Chambó
Location of photoHoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain)
Date/Time of photo30th Dec. 2015 @ 20:42 UT
EquipmentGSO 8" f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D
DescriptionComet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) imaged on December 30th, 2015 a few days after start a fast increase of activity. In this image show a brightness near magnitude 9, developing a gassy coma with a diameter of 7 minutes and a tail with at least 15 minutes of longitude towards northeast.