Comet Catalina US10
in the morning sky
December 30, 2015

 This comets twin tails continues to evolve. Still around mag 6 and very near Arcturus around 45 degrees up in the east.

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Field here is about 3 degrees wide x 2 tall.
Lens: Stellarvue SV80s f/6 - AKA "Zeiss APO" - with Televue .8x FR/CC Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Camera: SBIG ST10XME CCD Exposure: 25m L, 6mRGB Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 5/10, Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 20F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS