Comet Jacques | José J. Chambó

José J. Chambó
Location of photo
Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain)
Date/Time of photo
GSO 8" f/4 Reflector + Canon EOS 350D camera (8×120 sec. at ISO 1600)
Image of the comet C/2014 E2 Jacques on April 26, 2014 showing a great increase of brightness with respect to I took only eight days before, increasing in this short time from 9 to 8 magnitude. About its morphology is similar but its coma diameter has doubled from 4' to 8'. The comet keeps a begin of tail toward southeast but has only a few minutes length.
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