2007 W1, Comet Boattini | John W. O’Neal, II

John W. O'Neal, II
Location of photo
Wellington, Ohio
Date/Time of photo
5/12/08 @ 10:43pm EST
Canon 30D, 75-300mm Kit lens @ 300mm, piggybacked on a Losmandy G-11. 8 x 30 second subs, stacked in DSS and processed in Adobe PS-CS2.
Due to the close proximity of the moon and the Comet being so close to my horizon, I didn't expect to see this comet at all. I was shocked to see the large, diffuse coma and how bright green it appeared in spite of the poor conditions.
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