64P/Swift-Gehrels 2018-Nov-09 Chris Schur

This beautifully colored comet lies in Andromeda, near M31. Now at 10th magnitude and slowly fading, this slow moving object makes for a perfect evening target near the zenith - Away from most of the layered smoke from forest fires in California that are plaguing our skies right now.

Lens: 10" f/3.9 Orion Astrograph with Baader MPCC coma corrector
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
Camera: SBIG ST10XME
Exposure: 60m
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 4/10
Outside Temperature: 30F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

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