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Photographer:

Icylander2

Email:

moicylander@centurylink.net

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

0128UT 11/02/2015

Equipment:

6" SCT f/10, SBIG STF-8300M

Description:

Comet 10P Tempel passing visually through the Lagoon Nebula M8. Imaged shortly after sunset due to the comets low altitude (11 degrees) in the southwest sky. 300 second image to expose the nebula and comet, but not smear the comet due to it's movement of 2 arc minutes per hour.

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