Comet 103P/Hartley 2

Posted by Jim-V
on Tuesday, October 19, 2010

by James Ventling


23:00 Oct 17, 2010

A series of single video frames, each 28 seconds integration, span of 12 minutes.

C11 alt-az on wedge, Mallincam video camera.

John Bryan State Park, Yellow Springs, OH

Here is an animation I made by putting together a few single frames. It spans about 12 minutes of time. You can see how much the comet moves in even that short amount of time.  The comet was 20 degrees above horizon and the moon was 3/4 full.  I was suprised how much it moved compared to the background stars.

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