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Comet 103P/Hartley2

CometsPosted by Koen Miskotte Mon, January 31, 2011 08:18:46

Comet 103P/Hartley 2 came in the autumn of 2010 close to the Earth. I was able to catch the comet during 5 nights in september and oktober 2010.

Picture: Comet 103P/Hartley near the double open star cluster Chi and h Perseï. 10 oktober 2010 around 0:00 UT. Click on the image to see my Comet 103P/Hartley gallery.

Mount: AstroTrac Travel Mount with head EH 3010
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Canon EF 200 mm F 2.8
Filter: IDAS LPF clip-in filter
Accessories: TC 80N3 timer controller, Kendrik Dewnot
Location: Groevenbeekse Heide, Ermelo, The Netherlands (5.4 east, 52.2 north)
Software: Registax5, Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X12)

Description: Stack of three images of 185 seconds, ISO 1000, F 3.2

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