21P/Giacobini-Zinner 2018-Sep-15 Chris Schur

This morning the comets head went right over M35 in Gemini, making a splendid photographic target. Seen here in this image is the comets coma over the scattered stars of the cluster, and the companion cluster to the lower right NGC2158 showing its golden hues.

Lens: 10" f/4 Orion Astrograph Newtonian
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
Exposure: 50:6:6:6 LRGB
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 6/10, Transparency 6/10
Outside Temperature: 52F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

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