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|Finally... a comet pic in the gallery. The top image is a piggyback film
image aquired while taking ccd data.
Meade 16in LX200 telescope operating at f/10 and 120mm (piggyback camera)
SBIG ST8E CCD camera with color filter wheel
color production was used to create this image.
Red = 4 minutes
Green = 4 minutes
Blue = 6 minutes
For the piggyback film image, the exposure time is around 20 minutes.
The comet is centered in the field since that is what the telescope
is pointing at. I used Fuji 800 and scanned the negative.
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