Comet C/2013 X1 PANSTARRS


José J. Chambó

Siding Spring, NSW (Australia)

Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm. f/5.0 & SBIG STL-11000M

Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) in a wide field image taken on May 18 2016, shows toward left a dust trail (tail type III) with half degree of length that remaining in its orbit, and a long ionic tail (type I) very faint which is projected with more than three degrees long toward down-right of the image. The comet is located into constellation Aquarius and is observable through binoculars before dawn.