PhotographerEfrain Morales Rivera
Location of photoAguadilla, Puerto Rico
Date/Time of photo02/12/09 07:37ut
EquipmentLX200ACF 12 in. OTA, CGE mount, DSI III Pro, F/R F6.3, Astronomik LRGB filter set, Guided: ZS ED80II APO, DMK21AF04 Ccd.
DescriptionComet Lulin, Approaching Earth at a fast pace and slightly becoming larger and Brighter at approaximately 5.85 to 6.25 mag. On image direction of travel is from left to right and lower images to show more details of it's outer shell size.
At the nucleus more gas is being exspelled at the Ion tail area (right) compare to the dust tail at (left).