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Comet Lulin Sails Past Saturn

 Comet Lulin Sails Past Saturn by Thomas Kerns of Beluga Lake Observaory

Object: Comet Lulin Sails Past Saturn
Description Comet Lulin C/2007 N3 was jointly discovered by Asian astronomers in July of 2007. Quanzhi Ye from China first saw the comet on images obtained by Chi-Sheng Lin from Taiwan, at the Lu-lin Observatory.
This image is of Comet Lulin as it passed close to Saturn on Feb 24, 2009
Scope Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens @f/3.5
Camera Canon 40D
Filters none
Mount Losmandy G11
Guiding none
A single 4 minute exposure



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