Comet Lulin

Posted by Robert Lockwood
on Friday, April 17, 2009

by Robert Lockwood

Imaged on Feb 26th 2009 from San Diego County, Anza Borrego Desert.

Exposures:    Start Time 11pm.                     
RGB 25 each filter  @ 45 second, with a 30 second delay between exposure.   

Takahashi E-180 @ f2.8   504mm
Astrodon 1.25” G2 LRGB E-Series Filters
Astro-Physics 900 GTO
This is a composite of 25 RGB images made from 75 sub exposures, taken over almost 3 hrs.
It shows the comets travel over about a 2h 35m  period.   put into animation.

Click here to watch Comet Lulin in motion.


Editor's note: I'm sorry, but Astronomy's Online Reader Gallery does not host animations. 

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