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Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) on 2015-Dec-13 | by Pachacoti
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Comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) on 2015-Dec-13

Images calibrated with bias, dark and flat in IRIS, registration on comet's motion in IRIS, noise reduction and intensity and saturation stretches in Photoshop CC.

The fuzzy trail in the right is galaxy NGC 266, and the one around the bottom right corner is another galaxy NGC 262.

m1 = 9.3, Dia. = 4', DC = 3 thru 20x80 binoculars visually. The comet was barely visible thu the binoculars, partly due to it being held by my hands, and also due to light pollution in the west from cities like LA.

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Uploaded on December 15, 2015