Comet C/2015 ER61 Panstarrs Fragment B

Photographer
Mike Olason
Email
moicylander@centurylink.net
Location of photo
Denver Colorado
Date/Time of photo
20 June 2017, 1006UT
Equipment
11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera
Description
Comet C/2015 ER61 Panstarrs is now the mother of Fragment B. The fragment is only 15" (0.004 degrees) from the nucleus of ER61 in Earth's night sky in this image. The image is only 60 seconds to allow seeing Fragment B but not have it get lost in the glare of ER61 and it's tail. Thus not much of ER61's tail is seen in this image.
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