Sunday, April 17, 2016

COMET 252P/LINEAR Taken by Yasushi Aoshima on April 15, 2016 @ Ishikawa, JAPAN

Surprisingly still big and bright (6-7mv) comet. Coma dia. ~50′. Faint tail to WWS > 40′ (little bit clearer to see than 2 wks ago). A shell structure seems to be seen around the nucleus.

Data: EF300mmF2.8L USM, CanonEOS6D, 12800 ISO, 51x30sec stacked (18:11-55 UT), FOV: 3 x 5°, North: upper, Upper galaxy: NGC6384

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