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Soumyadeep Mukherjee
IC Astronomy Observatory
10:00 pm

Equipment Details:

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4
Camera: FLI PL 16083
Mount: Paramount MX+
Filters: Astrodon LRGB Filters

Post-processing Details:


Image Details:

The image shows Comet C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) passing by the globular cluster M10 (at the centre of the image). The comet made its closest approach to Earth on 14th July. The image taken on 15th July also captures another globular cluster M12 (top-left corner of the image). This image also captures hint of IFN in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
The image was acquired remotely via Telescope Live.