Comet 71P / Clark
in the Evening sky
June 15, 2017

 This 10.4 magnitude object in Scorpius has a shart fan tail and a bit of teal coloration. Seeing very bad, and a great deal of fire smoke blotting out the southern sky.

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Field here is about 1 degree
Lens: 10" f/3.9 Orion Astrograph with Baader MPCC coma corrector Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Camera: SBIG ST10XME Exposure: LRGB = 5:5:5:5 Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 5/10, Transparency 6/10 Outside Temperature: 60F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS