Comet Jacques and Faint 1 Degree Tail

by User 1
(uploaded July 23, 2014)

Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques) now shows a faint tail over 1° long as it makes its way higher into the early morning sky, still hovering near magnitude 6.

Comet Jacques and Faint 1 Degree Tail
Time Taken:July 23, 2014, 11:30 am (UTC)
Location:Lake Elsinore, CA
Telescope:ES ED80-CF
Camera:Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Mount:iOptron ZEQ25GT
Filters:Astro Tech 2" Field Flattener
Field Center:5h19m10.71s, 30°50'4.86"
Field Size:1.38899° × 0.92448°
Field Rotation:up is 31.783° E of N
Total Integration:1680 seconds
# of Frames:56 subs
ISO Speed:200
Aperture:0.08 meters
Focal Ratio:6
Is Cropped:Yes
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