Kushida in the Hyades | Doug Zubenel

Photographer
Doug Zubenel
Email
dougzubenel@gmail.com
Location of photo
Linn Co., Kansas
Date/Time of photo
Jan. 31, 2009, 10:08 pm, CST
Equipment
Canon Rebel XTi with a 135mm Nikkor lens @ f/3.2; 277 second exposure at ISO 400.
Description
Although upstaged by Comet Lulin, Comet 144P/Kushida has been a nice evening target for small telescopes and cameras. Here it is slowly moving eastward among the stars of the Hyades Cluster in Taurus.