20040217 Comet Linear 2002 t7


Mark Stronge
  Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland
Photo Title
  20040217 Comet Linear 2002 t7
Time and Date taken
  17th February 2004 2130UT
Equipment used
  Meade LX200 10inch SCT, MaxView 40mm eyepiece coupled afocally to camera
Capturing device used
  Minolta Dimage 7 5Mp
Technical details
  200mm, ISO800 with 5 long exposures of 30seconds stacked in Registax

We found the comet naked eye visible in the Western sky. It looked great through binoculars and had a visible tail. A longer exposure would have been better to capture the tail.



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