Location of Photo:
Date/Time of photo:
April 6, 2016 at 3:45 AM
Canon 70D and a Canon 200 mm f/2.8L lens
Comet 252P/LINEAR was photographed near the M14 globular cluster in Ophiuchus early in the morning of April 6, 2016. The M14 cluster is seen below and to the left of the comet while the dimmer (10th mag) globular cluster NGC 6366 is seen to the lower right. The image was made of a stack of 38 twenty second exposures with a Canon 70D and a Canon 200 mm f/2.8L lens at f/3.2. (ISO 1000). Tracking was done with an iOptron Sky Tracker.