Comet Lulin (C/2007 N3)

Posted by CraigAndTammy
on Wednesday, March 11, 2009

by Craig and Tammy Temple 


Comet Lulin passing through the constellation Leo on March 1, 2009. On this day, Lulin was at magnitude 6.43, and growing fainter each day. 75 minutes total exposure time. The temperature was 33° F.

Distance from observer: 0.468au
Distance from sun: 1.439au

  • Orion 80ED (f/7.5), guided
  • Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD
  • Canon 350D (self-modified) w/2" Baader UV/IR cutoff filter
  • 50 x 90s @ ISO 1600
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