Location of photoDenver Colorado
Date/Time of photo15 June 2017, 0457UT
Equipment11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera
DescriptionMagnitude 17.5 Comet C/2017 D3 Atlas is in the foreground glare of magnitude 8 star RU Crater with magnitude 14 galaxy NGC 3942 in the background. The insets attempt to show the comet a little better.