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Comet C/2002 C1 (Ikeya-Zhang)

Comet Ikeya-Zhang continues to be visible with the unaided eye, but is definitely fading out rapidly. However,it is now conveniently visible for most of the night in the northern sky.

Technical data:

Date:   04 May. 2002 (~2300)
Scope: Borg 100ED F6.4
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guider: SBIG STV / Borg 76ED @ F6.6
Camera: Planet Town Vacuum-back camera
Film: Kodak PPF 400
Exposure: 30 minutes