Comet 332P/Ikeya-Murakami fragmentation: a new image (30 Mar. 2016)
The image above comes from 26, 300-seconds unfiltered exposures, remotely collected with the PlaneWave 17″+Paramount ME+SBIG STL-6303E robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. The telescope tracked the apparent motion of the comet during the exposures. The sky was a bit hazy. Possibly, four fragments (properly labeled in the image) were detected. In the insert on the bottom right emphasizes a possible anti-tail.
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