Comet Lulin

Comet Lulin

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Object: Comet Lulin Constellation: Canis Major

Distance: 499 Light Years

Date(s) Taken: February 28, 2009

Telescope: Takahashi 102S / 2X Powermate

Focal Length: 1632 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM, Operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature, Water Cooling

Resolution: 0.94 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 2 hours total duration

17 Luminance - 2 Minute Images binned 1x1

15 Red - 2 Minute Images binned 1x1

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17 Blue - 2 Minute Images binned 1x1

 

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