Comet 24P (Schaumasse)

Comet 24P/Schaumasse on Oct 24, 2017. 38×120 sec @ ISO 200, TV-85 at F/5.6, Canon T3.

This is one of those early morning comets that are low to the horizon at dawn and very dim.   Consequently, 2 minute sub-images at ISO 200 barely picked it up from the Bortle Red Zone glow I was shooting in.

I could easily see two 11th magnitude galaxies nearby in the sub-images, but this guy was barely visible.   I think it is supposed to get brighter before too long.   I will try again for it if and when it does.

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