Comet 252P/LINEAR and globular cluster M14

Posted by marion165
on Thursday, April 7, 2016

Comet 252P/LINEAR was photographed near the M14 globular cluster in Ophiuchus early in the morning of April 6, 2016 in Lancaster, PA. The M14 globular cluster is seen below and to the left of the comet while the dimmer (10th mag) globular cluster NGC 6366 is seen to the lower right. The image was made of a stack of 38 twenty second exposures with a Canon 70D and a Canon 200 mm f/2.8L lens at f/3.2 (ISO 1000). Tracking was done with an iOptron Sky Tracker.

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