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Comet Garradd and M 71 | by José J. Chambó
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Comet Garradd and M 71

On the night of 26 to August 27 at same time of its first approaching to Earth, the 2009-P1 Comet Garradd could be seen transiting quickly at less than 0.2º northeast of globular cluster M 71 into the Arrow constellation. The comet shows a fuzzy tail, and shinning with a magnitude around 7.5 will be seen through binoculars until 2012 March.

 

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A  (in Spanish)

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Taken on August 27, 2011