67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 2021-Sep-11 Chris Schur

Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko 67P
in the Morning sky
Sept 11, 2021

This 11th magnitude comet is now displaying a curved tail, and although mostly dust, the cyan coloration around the head indicates some ion activity! A horde of faint galaxies in a cluster is seen on the upper right.

Lens: 10" f/3.9 Orion Astrograph Newtonian
Platform: Home made GEM
Exposure: 90mins
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 3/10
Outside Temperature: 65F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

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