Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

From March 21, 2017 - 0550 UT - 75 second single exposure.
Showing the extent of the stretched perspective of the comet and the offset nucleus (to right of small star); m2 = 17.5 which has been consistent for nearly a week at this time; total brightness of the extended coma and tail has become considerably fainter over the past several days.  Photo by P. Clay Sherrod, Arkansas Sky Observatories.
NOTE that sky was hazy and bright.

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