Location of photoYpsilanti, Michigan
Date/Time of photo10/8/10 8:08UT
Celestron CG-5 ASGT Mount
Canon XSi modified + IDAS LPS-P2 filter
Celestron 9x50 finder + DSI for guiding
DescriptionImage of Comet 103P/Hartley 2 passing by the Double Cluster. Background of the Double Cluster was taken on 10/6. 47 x 5 minute exposures @ ISO 800 were stacked. For the comet, 100 x 2 minute exposures were taken @ ISO800. Images were stacked in DSS and combined in Photoshop.
A video of the individual comet captures can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EY85SS893TQ