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C/2017 K2 (PanSTARR) is a comet discovered around five years ago. It is notable for the amount of activity it exhibited despite being so far from the sun. This image is a single core from 3 2-minute exposures with the background stars fixed.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1645mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.0
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-07-08
Lights:   3
Exposure:   120
Total exposure:   6 m
Ra:   17h 8m 52.7s
Dec:   -1° 13' 19.255
Size:   26.854 x 18.309 arcmin
Radius:   0.271 deg
Scale:   0.404 arcsec/pixel