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Photographer:

Fred Locklear

Email:

zamboni@comcast.net

Location of Photo:

Ypsilanti, Michigan

Date/Time of photo:

10/8/10 8:08UT

Equipment:

Celestron C6-N Celestron CG-5 ASGT Mount Canon XSi modified + IDAS LPS-P2 filter Celestron 9x50 finder + DSI for guiding

Description:

Image of Comet 103P/Hartley 2 passing by the Double Cluster. Background of the Double Cluster was taken on 10/6. 47 x 5 minute exposures @ ISO 800 were stacked. For the comet, 100 x 2 minute exposures were taken @ ISO800. Images were stacked in DSS and combined in Photoshop. A video of the individual comet captures can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EY85SS893TQ

Website:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/zamb0ni/

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