Comets



Mar. 13, 2013

Comet Pan-STARRS. Unguided photographed with an Olympus OM1 mounted on a tripod, an Olympus 500mm telephoto lens, and Ilford Delta 3200 ASA B&W film. Approximately a 5 second exposure taken from the Clinton Lake Reservoir south of Lawrence, KS. The film was developed at 1600 ASA.
Comet Pan-STARRS
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Jan. 6, 2008

Comet 8P/Tuttle. One minute color image taken with an seven inch AstroPhysics AP180 refractor and SBIG STL-2000C CCD camera.
Comet 8P/Tuttle
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Jan. 6, 2008

Comet 17P/Holmes. Three minute color image taken with an eight inch AstroPhysics AP206 refractor and SBIG STL-11000 CCD camera.
Comet 17P/Holmes
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May 16, 2004

Comet NEAT. Unguided photographed with an OM1 mounted piggyback on my LXD55 8" SCT.5 minute exposure on Polaroid 800 ASA film with a 135mm lens.
Comet Neat
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May 16, 2004

Comet NEAT. Unguided photographed with an OM1 mounted piggyback on my LXD55 8" SCT. 5 minute exposure on Polaroid 800 ASA film with a 500mm lens.
Comet Neat
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Jan. 5, 1986

Halley's Comet. Unguided photographed with an OM1 mounted piggy back on the Washington State University 12 inch Clark Refractor. Black and white print from a color negative.
Halley's Comet
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