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Comet Lulin

Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin)

Imaged on 02/27/09
Scope: Takahashi Sky 90 Refractor
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Camera: ST-10XME

CFW9 with Astrodon e-series filters
Exposures: 20 1-minute subexposures of LRGB
Site: Little Blair Valley
Conditions: 33 degrees, no wind, average seeing

Comet Lulin was just passing Regulus in Leo when this image was taken. On the night of 2/27, the comet could be seen naked eye and had a magnitude of 6.2