Cometa 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak (2-May-2017)

Photographer
José J. Chambó
Email
jjchambo@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Valencia, Spain
Date/Time of photo
May 2, 2017 @ 01:19 UT
Equipment
GSO 8" f/3.8 & Atik 383L+
Description
Comet 41P imaged on Mat 2nd 2017 three weeks after its perihelion, begun loss brightness, although in this image still shone around magnitude 7.5 showing a fuzzy coma with a diameter as 15 arcminutes wide around a sharp central condensation; also is visible a small tail as 8 arcminutes long toward southwest (to bottom right).
Website
http://cometografia.es
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