Image: Comet C2006 M4 SWAN
Scope: Celestron NexStar
11 GPS @ f/1.8 (HyperStar) Constellation:
SAC 10 (w/262 CCD) Imaged at: Anza, CA
Total Exposure Time: 10 @ 3m each
(30 mins. total) Date imaged: Oct. 28, 2006
Approximate FOV: 50'x 36'
Filters used: IR
block Additional info: Comet C2006 M4 SWAN
originated in the Kuiper Belt but now has an elliptical orbit that takes it close to
earth. This comet surprised many of us by brightening considerably and
allowing for some good imaging.