Comet 6P/ d' Arrest

Comet 6P/ d' Arrest

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Periodic comet dí Arrest glowed softly at magnitude 9.1 through the eyepiece of a C14 and revealed its distinctly emerald coma streaking past the background stars of Capricorn after 48 minutes of exposure.



Date Imaged       :

August 22, 2008

Lens       :

Borg 77ED f/5.5

Camera       :

ATK16HR

Exposure       :

48 minutes ( L 9x2min, RGB 5x2min)

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines