PhotographerJosé J. Chambó
Location of photoSiding Spring, NSW (Australia)
Date/Time of photoMay 18, 2016 @ 18:22 UT
EquipmentTakahashi FSQ ED 106mm. f/5.0 & SBIG STL-11000M
DescriptionComet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) in a wide field image taken on May 11 2016, shows toward left a dust trail (tail type III) with half degree of length that remaining in its orbit, and a long ionic tail (type I) very faint which is projected with more than three degrees long toward down-right of the image. The comet is located into constellation Aquarius and is observable through binoculars before dawn.