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Object/Date: C/2013 US10 (Catalina) @ Dec.21,2015 Description: Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina) imaged on December 21th 2015, latest image of this comet on this year without moonlight. A mosaic of nearly 5 degrees width and 3 degrees height in which are highlighted some details of the long and bluish ionic tail as rays in the initial part, knots along its axis, and a important disconnection at the end. The brighter trail that leaves the yellowish and short dust tail departs toward southeast, unfolding it with fan shape more faint in a wide angle until the ionic tail. At left of the greenish coma there are an interesting group of galaxies being NGC 5566 the biggest. Tech data: Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm. f/5.0 & SBIG STL-1100M 2x(L:2240s + RGB:1x60s Bin2) Location: Remotely from Mayhill, New Mexico (USA)

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