PhotographerRobert B Slobins
Location of photoMiddletown, DE
Date/Time of photo2007 Jan 10, 22:33 UTC
EquipmentFuji S2 Pro with Tamron 300/2.8 lens and Gitzo Studex tripod and head. F/5.6, ISO 400, 1/15 second
DescriptionThis time, I was able to pick up this comet 18 minutes after sunset. It appeared through my 9.5X76 refractor with a slightly forked dust tail of at least 1 degree length. As twilight deepened, this -3 magnitude comet's tail was visible to 2 degrees.