Comet 32P/Comas-Solà: an image – 3 Feb. 2024

We observed comet 32P/Comas-Solà, approaching its perihelion (20 Apr. 2024). The image is available below.

Comet 32P/Comas-Solà: 3 Feb. 2024

Comet 32P/Comas-Solà: 3 Feb. 2024

The image above comes from the average of 5, 300-second exposures, unfiltered and unguided, remotely taken with the C14+Paramount ME+ST8-XME robotic unit available as part of the Virtual Telescope Project facility in Manciano, Italy. The telescope tracked the apparent motion of the comet.

On the right, a short trail was left by asteroid (27033) 1998 RN33.

Comet 32P/Comas-Solà will reach its perihelion on 20 Apr. 2024, we will continue monitoring it.

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