Comet Cardinal C/2008 T2

Posted by Galactic_John
on Monday, April 20, 2009

by John Chumack


Comet Cardinal C/2008 T2 on 4/17/09  from Yellow Springs, Ohio

16" F4.5 Newt & ST9 CCD 5 minute exposure LRGB

 Note its very blue nucleus for such a dim Comet 14.7 mag....there is also a faint outer green coma as well.

 It was captured while it was passing by M36 open cluster in Auriga.

Tags: Nucleus
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