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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Comet Garradd

Filed under pretty pictures, animation, amateur astrophotos, comets, optical telescopes

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Comet Garradd A series of 10 exposures taken 6 minutes apart on August 9 show fuzzy comet Garradd's position shifting against background stars. Paramount ME, C-14 operating at f/5.5, ST-10XME, binned 2x2, clear filter, 60 second exposures taken 6 minutes apart on 9 August between 0734 and 0838 UT. FOV is about 18' x 26'.

Patrick Wiggins

Original image data dated on or about August 9, 2011

 

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