8P/Tuttle | Doug Zubenel

Photographer
Doug Zubenel
Email
nzubenel@kc.rr.com
Location of photo
Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, USA.
Date/Time of photo
Dec. 26, 2007 at 00:57 UT
Equipment
This is a 2 minute exposure with a 300mm Nikkor len @ f/5.6 on a Hutech modified Canon Rebel XTi at ISO 800.
Description
The sky was perfectly clear at sunset on Christmas Day, which permitted my first look at 8P/Tuttle. With long, careful observations using averted vision, I could barely pick the comet out with my naked eye!