Comet Machholz (C/2004 Q2)

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Comet Machholz - February 9, 2005

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  • Exposure: 15 min. @ f/2.8
  • Lens: SMC Pentax 165 mm f/2.8
  • Camera: Pentax 67
  • Film: Fuji Provia 400F, pushed 1-stop
  • Location: Ritter Butte, Oregon
  • Date: 09-Feb-2005 @ 19:30 PST
  • Scanned by: Tony Hallas
  • Notes: A very transparent night; the ion tail stretches almost 7 degrees; IC 1805, the Heart and Soul Nebula, is visible below and to the right of the comet; used a combination of Photoshop and PixInsight LE to bring out the tail and remove the vignetting.
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