February 2005

CometMachholz


Photographer: Doug Wayland
Object: Comet Machholz C/2004/Q2
Shot of the comet in the same field as the double cluster. Taken the evening of Jan 28, 2005.
Details: Canon FTbN, 35mm camera. 200mm lens at f4 piggy backed on my LX 10 scope. Fuji 400 print film. Single shot, hand guided for 30 minutes. I did improve the contrast a bit using Photo Shop Elements.