116P/Wild 2016-May-29 Chris Schur

Lens: 10" f/3.9 Orion Astrograph with Baader MPCC coma corrector
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
Camera: SBIG ST10XME
Exposure: 12m
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 4/10, Transparency 4/10
Outside Temperature: 60F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

This 14th magnitude comet defies a precise magnitude estimate, ranging from 12 to 16 for the same date and different observers! Here, you can see this ephemeral object just to the right of center (with the expected position centered) and showing a nice fan tail of dust.

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