Comet Lulin (C/2007 N3) | Craig & Tammy Temple

Photographer
Craig & Tammy Temple
Email
hootbrewer@bellsouth.net
Location of photo
Hendersonville, TN
Date/Time of photo
March 1, 2009
Equipment
Orion 80ED (f/7.5) Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD, Guided Canon 350D (self-modified) w/2" Baader UV/IR cutoff filter 50 x 90s @ ISO 1600
Description
Comet Lulin passing through the constellation Leo on March 1, 2009. On this day, Lulin was at magnitude 6.43, and growing fainter each day. 75 minutes total exposure time. The temperature was 33° F. Distance from observer: 0.468au Distance from sun: 1.439au