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C/2007 N3 (Lulin) and M44 - Alan Tough


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Alan Tough
Time of observation
31/12/2009 - 13:58
Comet Lulin speeding towards M44. Even the light from the first quarter Moon couldn't dim the spectacle. Taken between 22:39 and 22:58 UT on 4 Mar 2009 from Elgin, Scotland. Exposure details: 6 x 3 minute sub-frames @ f/4.5, ISO-400, Imaging equipment: Canon EOS 300D, Sigma EX DG 150mm lens, Astronomik CLS filter. Guiding equipment: Sky-Watcher 100ED, StarShoot Autoguider, PHD guiding software.
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