Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (May 18,2016)

José J. Chambó
Location of photo
Siding Spring, NSW (Australia)
Date/Time of photo
May 18, 2016 @ 18:22 UT
Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm. f/5.0 & SBIG STL-11000M
Comet 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.
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About José J. Chambó

I'm an astrophotographer mainly specialized in image comets, with several images published in astronomical magazines and Internet media. I have been shortlisted in the awards of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 and 2016. Until now four of my images has been selected as APOD – NASA (Astronomy Picture of the Day).
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