Comet Garradd ULF PETERSSON Image taken: Aug. 26, 2011 Location: Picture taken at a starparty at Swedish island Öland. The comet was beautifully placed next to M 71. Only one exposure 180 sec, ISO 1600 Canon EOS 20D mod, WO FLT 110. Details: It was a clear but windy night. Comet C/2009 P1 Garrad was clearly visible through binos and telescopes. ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.