Comet 41P into the Dipper


José J. Chambó

Valencia, Spain

GSO 8″ f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D

Comet 41P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova imaged in March 22th 2017 when was inside of the Big Dipper. The tablespoon also contained the Owl Nebula (M 97) at right, and the galaxy M 108 at upper. The comet, in down left, shone at magnitude 8 and had a coma with a diameter of 15 arcminutes wich contains a short tail toward south (right).