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Comet Garradd C/2009 P1

Comet Garradd C/2009 P1

The comet passing in front of the Milkyway

The comet moved so fast that only 60 sec exposure came out unbloored.

Telescope: 10" F/2.8 Boren-Simon POWERNEWT Astrograph.
LRGB image with 60 sec for each filter total of 240 sec (4x60sec)
SBIG ST8300M camera with CF5 filterwheel with BAADER LRGB fiters.
EQ6 mounnt with PHD guiding.
Imaged on the 4th of September 2011 at 20:01 - 20:05 UTC
Imaged from the NEGEV desert in ISRAEL

Center of image is:
RA 19h 18m 56
DEC +19 46' 55''

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