Location of photoDenver Colorado
Date/Time of photo2017/02/27 1235UT
Equipment11" SC Telescope and STF-8300M CCD Camera
DescriptionComet 73P and its Fragment 73P-BT are now the same magnitude 14.0, after shedding fragment BT a couple weeks ago the fragment had been a magnitude brighter than its mother. The insets show a single 60 second image. The images were taken in the early dawn sky.