PhotographerJohn W. O'Neal, II
Location of photoWellington, Ohio
Date/Time of photo5/12/08 @ 10:43pm EST
EquipmentCanon 30D, 75-300mm Kit lens @ 300mm, piggybacked on a Losmandy G-11. 8 x 30 second subs, stacked in DSS and processed in Adobe PS-CS2.
DescriptionDue to the close proximity of the moon and the Comet being so close to my horizon, I didn't expect to see this comet at all. I was shocked to see the large, diffuse coma and how bright green it appeared in spite of the poor conditions.