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This morning a special event for this comet - nearly on top of Arcturus, an orange brilliant naked eye star. While the half moon nearby created some unwanted loss of contrast, the comets twin tails were evident in this long exposure image lasting nearly an hour.Lens: Stellarvue SV80s f/6 - AKA "Zeiss APO" - with Televue .8x FR/CC Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 Camera: Hutech Canon Xti Exposure: 54m Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 20F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

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