Comet 141P/Machholz imaged on January 17th, 2021, shows a very diffuse green coma although quite wide with 7 arcminutes and a small condensed internal coma inside which a tail is seen, very short and in anti-solar direction. The image was taken just two days before its closest approach to Earth at a distance of 0.53 AU of our planet.
Daten zum Bild
|Zeitpunkt||17.01.2021 02:39 UT|
|Teleskop/Objektiv||Planewave 17" CDK f/4.5|
|Belichtungszeit||5 min. (L = 1 x 120 bin1 + RGB = 1 x 60 bin2)|