Comet Machholz (C/2004 Q2)
Exposure: 30 min. @ f/4.0
Lens: SMC Pentax 300 mm f/4.0 EDIF
Camera: Pentax 67
Film: Fuji NPZ 800
Location: Ritter Butte, Oregon
Date: 02-Feb-2005 @ 21:35 PST
Scanned by: Tony Hallas
Notes: Stars are slightly trailed due to guiding on the comet; a similar, but shorter exposure can be found
; used a combination of Photoshop and PixInsight LE to bring out the tail and remove the vignetting.
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