Comet C/2014 Q1 PANSTARRS (Aug.11,2015)

Photographer
José J. Chambó Bris
Email
jjchambo@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Siding Spring (Australia)
Date/Time of photo
Aug 11, 2015 @ 08:56 UT
Equipment
Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm. f/5.0 refractor & FLI ML16803 camera
Description
Comet C/2013 Q1 (PANSTARRS) imaged on August 11, 2015. After its perihelion showed this unusual double dust tail: the "nominal" directed towards East with 1.5 degrees long, and the other towards North (upwards) with more than 2 degree long shaped by very heavy particles that were left behind in the orbital trajectory of the comet.
Website
http://cometografia.es
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