Marvelous Machholz | Doug Zubenel

Photographer
Doug Zubenel
Email
nzubenel@kc.rr.com
Location of photo
Linn Co., KS, USA
Date/Time of photo
Evening of Jan. 13, 2005
Equipment
This photo is a 15 minute exposure with a 135mm Nikkor lens @ f/5.6 on Fuji NPZ 800
Description
This image shows Comet Machholz (C/2004 Q2) floating in the rich starfields of Perseus near Messier 34. If you look closely, you can pick out several NGC open clusters, too.