C/2017 S3 GIF Redesigned
Taken by Michael Jaeger on July 20, 2018 @ Jauerling Austria
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Comet Panstarrs C/2017 S3 remains unpredictable. After the second outburst on 15 July
he increased his brightness until the 19/20. July by 3 mag. The weak ion tail became more than 1 degree long. The animation shows the comet on July 20th at 00.00 UT. There were 15 images, each with 300 seconds and blue filter made. To bring out the weak details, this animation has been redesigned. Currently, the news is not good. On July 21, the comet was suddenly about 1 mag weaker, also the comet has lost its tail
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Nice shot!
About halfway down the comet tail, an object suddenly appears in the last few frames of the image. What is it? A cephid, a distant nova, or an asteroid maybe?
Posted by Nathnbrzil 2018-07-22 15:22:08
Only hot pixel, sorry MJ
Posted by jeanc567 2018-07-23 04:43:09
60 thumbs up
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