C_2009 R1 McNaught | Pat Pinnell

Photographer
Pat Pinnell
Email
rfish@yhti.net
Location of photo
Franklin Co. Mo.
Date/Time of photo
May 30 2010 - 04:00 a.m.
Equipment
AT8RC, SSProV2, G-11
Description
comet C/2009 R1 McNaught, comet information from The Comet and Minor Planet Ephemeris Service, M1=8.1, distance from Earth:1.286 a.u., distance from Sun:0.907 a.u., sky motion:4.28 "/minute, 90seconds X 3, given the Moon was 94% illuminate, this comet is pretty bright.