the fast moving comet Hyakutake near Polaris
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on a cold night in February, 2001, this comet raced through the system sporting
an extreme tail... It had been overcat so I wasn't planning an image, but about 11PM
went out for a look. right between the trees, Nan calls this her favoirte ever...
 Telescope Nikon 28mm/2.8 Q
Camera Nikon F3, Kodak PMC color negative
Exposure one frame, thirty minutes at f 2.8
 Guiding riding piggyback on the 10 inch LX 200 classic, guided on the comet with a Pictor 201 X, the prototype.
 Software Photoshop 4, from color neg scanned in with epson ??
on-line links to more information    try google...