Nick Howes
Image taken:
Oct. 13, 2010
Cherhill, Wiltshire, UK
Comet 103P is growing at an alarming rate. The coma now exceeds (when stretched) 1 degree. The FOV in this image which is only partly stretched is 80', and a clear tail is visible in the wide field shots. Using Faulkes North, I and Toni Scarmato of the Italian CARA team have identified two additional smaller jets close in to the main nucleus region, using rotational gradient processing
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