Comet Hartley 2 and NGC 281 | Alson Wong

Photographer
Alson Wong
Email
rasvp@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Landers, CA
Date/Time of photo
October 1, 2010
Equipment
Vixen 102-ED ST-8300C Paramount ME
Description
This image shows the greenish coma of Comet Hartley 2 on the left, with NGC 281 on the right. Some trailing of the comet nucleus can be seen, as the exposure was taken with the mount tracking the stars instead of the comet.
Website
http://www.alsonwongastro.com/comet7.htm
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