Comet NEOWISE says goodbye

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José J. Chambó

Llosa de Ranes, Valencia (Spain)

GSO 8″ f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D

Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) imaged in the dawn of January 5th 2017, to a few days of be unobservable because its approach to Sun. In this image the comet shines in magnitude 8 and throw a ionic tail of half degree long. Could be one of the latest images of comet, besides of the probabilities of desintegration, wont be observable from Earth because remain in conjuction with Sun until April, then will be too faint.

2017-01-05T00:00:00

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