Thursday, February 16, 2017

COMET 73P/SCHWASSMANN-WACHMANN Taken by José J. Chambó on February 13, 2017 @ Siding Spring, Australia

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann imaged in February 13th, 2017. This periodic comet has being fragmenting en each apparition since 1995. In the approaching of this year only had being detected the fragment C until now, but in 10 February has been discovered other breakup: the new fragment named BT is observed in this image with high condensation and more bright than fragment-mother.

ASA 16 N 1420mm f/3,5 & Apogee Aspen CG16070 (L:1×120s Bin1 + RGB:1x60s Bin2)

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