Geir Øye
Image taken:
Oct. 8, 2010
Ørsta, Norway
I drove into the wilderness to observe comet 103P/Hartley 2. Far from human light pollution and employing averted vision I could spot the comet close to the Double Cluster (NGC 869 and 884) in Perseus without optical aids. Here is a photo showing the nice encounter currently taking place. Photo details: Takahashi FS-60C @ F/4.4, Canon 500D, Vixen GP2 - photoguider, ISO: 6400, exposure: 61 seconds.
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