Comet C/2009 P1 (Garradd) - 3 Sept. 2011

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Comet Garradd now lies just to the southwest of the (upside-down) "coathanger" asterism near the border of Vulpecula and Sagitta. The stars look elongated in the enlargement because the scope was guided on the comet during the exposure.
Date/Time:    3 Sept. 2011
Location: Vanishing Point Observatory (OCA Anza Site)
Scope/Lens: Borg 125EDF2.8 @ f/3.3
Camera: Mitsuboshi 6x9 Vacuum Astrocamera
Mount: Losmandy Titan 50
Guider: SBIG STV (guiding on comet)
Media: Kodak PPF-120 (ISO 400)
Exposure: 30 min.