43P/Wolf-Harrington

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José J. Chambó

Mayhill, New Mexico

Planewave 20″ CDK 2280mm f/4.5 & FLI-PL11002M (L:2×120s + RGB:1x60s Bin2) remotely from Mayhill, New Mexico (USA)

Comet 43P/Wolf-Harrington had an outburst at the end of August 2016, some days after pass its perihelion, increasing brightness until magnitude 11. In this image taken on October 11th 2016 the comet have dropped its luminosity until magnitude 12.5 still showing a dust tail with a long at least of 15 arcminutes.

2016-10-11T00:00:00

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