Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1
in the Evening sky
June 14, 2014

 This 14th magnitude comet shows only a symentrical appearance as it rises low in the evening sky on the west side of Scorpius. Composed of purely dust, there is no color to this object but the star field has some reds and yellows.
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Lens: 12.5" f/5 Home bult Newtonian Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Exposure: 33 m LRGB Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 4/10, Transparency 6/10 Outside Temperature: 50F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS