67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko in Leo Triplet M66 Group

NGC3628 right, M66 left, M65 up at this picture

Observatory: Nerpio, Spain

Telescope T16 Takahashi TOA 150mm f/7.3 1100mm, SBIG STL-11000M

L 3x 300s + 3x600s, R 2x300s, G 2x300s. B 1x300s standard calibration

 

2016_04_07, 22:31-00:16 time UTC exposures take

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

Pictures from Rosetta

Fachgruppe Kometen VdS

Speaceweather.com

 
inverted

Coma diameter about 1´, bright about 17 mag

tail on this picture app. 9´ long

Position in constellation Leo

Moon under horizon

 

 

 

created : 30.10.2016 - updated : 30.10.2016    -  (c) T.Zwach  - photos: Thomas Zwach