ISON C2012 S1 Brightens with Coma "Wings" and Multi Tails

ISON C2012 S1 Brightens with Coma

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Comet ISON is brightening at an amazing rate! Coma "wings" are evident around the nucleus and muli-tail streamers trail behind far beyond the image field of view. It is now inside the orbit of Venus as it approaches closer to the Sun.

This image is for Mae, the love of my life who critiques my images and helps me tweak them.



Date Imaged       :

November 15, 2013 21:00UT

Lens       :

N16 f/4.5

Camera       :

D7000 iso6400

Exposure       :

5 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio