Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak on 2017 April 15

Jean-Claude Merlin
Location of photo
Mayhill (New Mexico, USA)
Date/Time of photo
2017 April 15 - 10h57 UT
iTelescope.Net 43-cm reflector F/4.5 - FLI-PL6303E CCD camera - Luminance filter
Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak near magnitude 6 in constellation Draco at 0.156 AU from Earth. Few days after perihelion, the comet shows a bright and clearly elongated central condensation. 5-minute exposure tracked on the comet motion.
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