A comet and a galaxy – March 22, 2017
Just a few days ago, comet 41P passed near two deep-sky objects in Ursa Major: planetary nebula M 97 and galaxy M 108.
The field of view through the selected instrument was a bit to small to capture both these objects and the comet, so I’ve made a choice and the final image shows comet 41P and M108.
Some of the acquisition settings were a bit off (plus, I did not acquire dark files…), so a lot of noise is present in the shots.
And a negative version which better shows the extent of the comets coma:
Another view, this time focusing on the comet only: