Comet Holmes & Cal Nebula

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Comet Holmes (17P) passing by the California Nebula (NGC 1499) which is located in the constellation Perseus.

Imaging Site: Little Blair Valley, Ca

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Date: 8 March 2008

Lens and f/: Canon EF85mm f/1.8 at f/2.5

Mount: Camera piggy-backed on a FSQ-106N on a Takahashi NJP

Guiding: STV Deluxe

Camera: Canon 20Da in raw mode, ISO: 200.

Number of sub-images and exposure: Eight images at 303 seconds each.

Image Calibration: Dark and flat.

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