Comet Asassn1 Approaching Alpha Camelopardalis

Alan Potts
Location of photo
Newport, South Wales, UK
Date/Time of photo
28th October 2017. Mid-exposure time 00h 53m UTC.
300mm lens on Nikon D3300 DSLR. Mounted on simple, driven German equatorial mount.
The post-perihelion Comet Asassn1 on the 28th October making its way north though Camelopardalis. The bright star to lower left is 4th magnitude alpha Cam just over 1 degree from the comet.
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