25. 11. 2013, 04:29 - 04:58 HST

This image shows the comet among several well known galaxies in Canes Venatici constellation. The most prominent is the Whirpool galaxy M 51 or more precisely the pair of galaxies M 51b (NGC 5195, left) and M 51a (NGC 5194, right). Ahother clearly visible galaxy is the Sunflower galaxy M 63 (NGC 5055). There are two more tiny edge-on galaxies NGC 5023 and UGC 8320 in this image.
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Date25. 11. 2013
Time04:29 - 04:58 HST
PlaceHaleakala NP, Maui, Hawaii
CoordinateN 20.736855°, W 156.233917°
ConditionsExcellent clear sky, strong wind, Moon
OpticsCanon EF 200mm 1:2.8 L II
CameraCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure45 × 30 s, ISO 3200
NoteComet position 04:43 HST
Copyright© 2013 Miloslav Druckmüller

Miloslav Druckmüller
Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
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