Comet 177P Barnard

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Image:  Comet 177P Barnard Scope:   Celestron NexStar 11 GPS @ f/1.8 (HyperStar)
Constellation:    (varies)  Camera:   SAC 10 (w/262 CCD)
Imaged at:   Anza, CA; Total Exposure Time:     2 @ 5m each (10 mins. total)
Date imaged:  August 26, 2006  Approximate FOV:   50'x 36'
Guided?:   Yes Filters used:    IR block 
Additional info:  Comet 177P Barnard originated in the Kuiper Belt but now has an elliptical orbit that takes it close to earth.  This isn't one of the more interesting comets because, among other things, there's no tail!