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Photographer:

John Pane

Email:

holmes@pane.net

Location of Photo:

Marshall Township, PA, USA near Pittsburgh

Date/Time of photo:

2007-12-12 20:32 EST

Equipment:

Canon 40D and 200mm f/2.8L lens, Celestron CG-5 mount. Thirty-one 30-second exposures at f/5, ISO 1600.

Description:

The coma had a diameter of more than 1.4 degrees along its longest axis, and a width of about one degree. NGC 1169, a magnitude 12.4 galaxy, can be faintly seen near the right edge of the coma.

Website:

http://holmes.johnpane.com

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