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Comet 103P Hartley

About this object

Brightening Periodic Comet 103P/Hartley as seen moving through the constellation Perseus in the early morning hours of 11 Oct 2010. 103P/Hartley should reach peak brightness around October 20th and may be visible with the naked eye from a dark sky.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SVR130 Triplet Refractor
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: SBIG STL 11K
  • Filters: Standard SBIG color filters
  • Exposure: RGB 15:15:15
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 4.56, CCD Commander
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: 11 Oct 11
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