67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko in Leo with NGC3666

location: remote with http://www.itelescope.net/ 

Observatory: Mayhill, New Mexico

Telescope T14 Takahashi FSQ Fuorite 106mm f/5.0 530mm, SBIG STL-11000M

L 2x 600s standard calibration


2015_10_19, 04:55-05:23 time UTC exposures taken

At the time the probe Rosetta with lander Philae are exploring the comet

Pictures from Rosetta


Fachgruppe Kometen VdS

Coma diameter about 30´´, bright about 13 mag

tail on this picture app. 12´ long


Position in constellation LEO 

Moon under horizon



created : 8.12.2015 - updated : 8.121.2015    -  (c) T.Zwach  - photos: Thomas Zwach