Location of Photo:
Linn Co., Kansas
Date/Time of photo:
Jan. 31, 2009, 10:08 pm, CST
Canon Rebel XTi with a 135mm Nikkor lens @ f/3.2; 277 second exposure at ISO 400.
Although upstaged by Comet Lulin, Comet 144P/Kushida has been a nice evening target for small telescopes and cameras. Here it is slowly moving eastward among the stars of the Hyades Cluster in Taurus.