Fredrik Broms
Image taken:
Feb. 23, 2009
Kvaløya, Norway
A few shots of Lulin approaching Saturn, 23 February 2009 at around 02:00 UT. Beautiful dust tail, but ion tail seems to be much reduced. The comet is now an easy naked eye object and seems to be very dynamic which makes it very interesting. Nikon D3, Nikkor 135 mm f/2,8 200 ISO, 330 secs exposure and 1600 ISO 120 secs exposure. Camera on manually driven mount. -15 degrees C.
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