To gain a better image of comet Machholtz many astrophotographers followed the motion of the comet thus allowing the stars to be recorded as short lines. Under dark skies the comet nucleus could be seen with the unaided eye.
200mm F5 Newtonian telescope on a EQ 5 mount. Starlight Xpress MX716 CCD camera
35x20 second exposures. Processed with Starlight Xpress software, Registax 3 and Astromix
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