Comet Lemmon | Ockert le Roux

Photographer
Ockert le Roux
Email
oxenburg@gmail.com
Location of photo
Ricketts Point, Melbourne, Australia
Date/Time of photo
13 March 2013, 9.27pm AEDT; UCT+11
Equipment
Nikon D3S camera mounted on a Manfrotto tripod. I Nikkor 70-200mm f2.8 lens, set at 200mm at f2.8, ISO 5000 with a 6 second exposure. Post processing of contrast was done in Lightroom 4.3 software.
Description
Comet Lemmon is now a beautiful object of magnitude 2.8 in the constellation Sculptor and was sighted from Melbourne city, despite light pollution.