Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks: a new image – 19 Nov. 2023

Here it is comet 12P/Pons-Brooks, imaged after its 4th outburst after the July one.

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks in outburst: 19 Nov. 2023.

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks in outburst: 19 Nov. 2023.

The image above comes from the sigma combination of 10, 180-second unfiltered exposures, remotely taken with the Celestron C14+Paramount ME+SBIG ST8-XME robotic unit available as part of the Virtual Telescope Project facility in Manciano. The resulting master frame was carefully processed to show details in the inner coma.

We will continue monitoring comet 12P/Pons-Brooks over the next weeks.

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