Comet Encke, Feb 23, 2017, 01:22 UT

Comet Encke, Feb 23, 2017, 01:22 UT. 12×120 sec @ ISO 1600, TV-85 at F/5.6, Canon T3, Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD.

This is probably my last Comet Encke shot for this go-around.  It is so close to the horizon at the end of astronomical twilight that it is hard to get any good data.  Only if the horizon is exceptionally clear from this point forward will I attempt to shoot it again.

It still shows a nice tail, despite being in the muck at the horizon.   The negative insert shows the tail the best, but it is also somewhat visible even in the positive image.

I had guiding issues for this shot, so I was not expecting much of an image from the data.  But, it still came out OK despite that.

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