Jim Saueressig
Image taken:
Jan. 21, 2009
Burlington, Ks
I used an old manual 2.8 135mm lens on my Pentax K10D to shoot Comet Lulin this morning at 4:36 am CST. I used a simple barn door tracker for a 92 second shot at ISO 800. I adjusted for the black point a little bit in the photo to remove excess light coming from the moonrise. You can barely see what appears to be both the tail and anti-tail. I am really looking forward to the potential of the comet. I also picked up Comet Kushida last night with my 50 mm. Second picture.
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