Image: Comet 2009 R1 McNaught
Scope - Mount: Celestron Edge
HD8 @ f/10 - Celestron CGE mount Constellation: n/a
QSI 583wsg Imaged at: Anza, CA
Exposure Times: 1 Lum at
1m, 1 RGB
at 1m Date imaged: June 13, 2010
Approximate FOV: 28' x 20'
Guided?: PHD w/SX
Information: Comets generally orbit the Sun
the Kuiper Belt, which is located far past the planets. They
will come close to the sun once in a while if their orbit is
distrubed by some large mass, such as Saturn
or another gas giant.
Filters used: L/R/G/B