Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS (Dec.30,2015)

José J. Chambó
Location of photo
Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain)
Date/Time of photo
30th Dec. 2015 @ 20:42 UT
GSO 8" f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D
Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) imaged on December 30th, 2015 a few days after start a fast increase of activity. In this image show a brightness near magnitude 9, developing a gassy coma with a diameter of 7 minutes and a tail with at least 15 minutes of longitude towards northeast.
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