Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin)

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28 Mar.

Comet Lulin's development can be seen over a 2 month time span. Initially a faint anti-tail could be seen, but this disappeared after the closest approach to us. The middle photo is nearest the time of closest approach as can be seen by the high apparent motion relative to the background.

All photos are taken at the same scale and exposure (15 minutes) on Kodak Ektachrome 200 (E200, +2 push) using a Borg 125EDF2.8 @ f/3.3.

The last photo was taken in Gemini in the fringes of the Milky Way where the star density is high.