Comet 103P/Hartley 2 and NGC 457 | Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson
Location of photo
Duluth, MN
Date/Time of photo
October 4, 2010 03:26 UT
TAK FSQ 106ED with Reducer QE, LPS Filter, 387mm f/3.6 Astrohutech modified Canon 50D, ISO 800, single 3min exposure Losmandy G11, guided with Orion SSAG, 50mm f/5 guidescope Processed with IP v3.80, CS4, GradientXTerminator, full frame image
Single exposure shot of Comet Hartley 2 as it passes NGC 457, known as the Owl or ET cluster. Link to larger version here: