67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 2021-Oct-30 Chris Schur

Comet 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko
in the Morning sky
October 30, 2021

This 10th magnitude comet is developing a nice long band like dust tail, and a stunning cyan colored coma around the head. Look closely and you will see hordes of small galaxies in this field!

Scope: 10" f/3.9 Orion Astrograph Newtonian
Camera: SBIG ST10xme CCD
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
Exposure: 1h mins
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 6/10
Outside Temperature: 42F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2


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