Comet Finlay 15P

Comet Finlay 15P

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I have wanted to image Comet Finlay 15P for some time but weather did not permit. It was finally clear last night with the comet around 2 degrees from a four day old moon that caused reflections inside my telescope tube. The height of this 13 minute exposure is just less than one degree.

Date Imaged       :

January 24, 2015

Lens       :

N8 f/4

Camera       :

QSI 683

Exposure       :

13 minutes

Filter       :

LRGB 4:3:3:3 x 1minute 3x3

Mount       :

Losmandy G11

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio