Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina (Aug.9,2015)

José J. Chambó Bris
Location of photo
Siding Spring (Australia)
Date/Time of photo
Aug 9, 2015 @ 13:06 UT
Planewave 20" CDK f/4.4 reflector & FLI PL09000 camera
Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on August 9, 2015 with a bright coma of green color, indicatory of a strong gas emission of diatomic carbon C2, as well shows two tails: a remarkable dust tail to northeast (toward right top) and a faint ionic tail northwards (toward right).
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.