Observation by Mazin Younis: Splitting tail 67P

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Mazin Younis


Mazin Younis


2021 Nov 30 - 01:50


2021 Dec 19 - 20:27


67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko



  • Skywatcher Esprite 100ED
  • ZWO ASI 294MC-Pro

32 frames @ 60s each


Tamda Village, Southern Morocco


Splitting tail 67P

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I photographed 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 29 and 30th Nov. and both photos showed after some over-stretching a (splitting) of the tail, though quite faint for my exposure. Is that an ion tail? no idea..

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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Dec 22 - 09:14 UTC

Great image of a very nice comet. No chance of seeing it from Chelmsford unfortunately. It is very low down and the weather has been very dull. Monday was the first day for quite a while that I had managed to see clouds. The previous four days were thick fog.

Mazin Younis
Mazin Younis, 2021 Dec 22 - 22:39 UTC

Thanks Nick, I had solid 2 weeks of clear skies in rural Morocco, and lots of photos to process :)

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