Comet Machholz with Canon D300

Manfred Rudolf

Comet Machholz on 10 Jan 2005, ca. 21h30 UTC. Composite of 6 images with 1 minute exposure time each, obtained with Canon D300, 800 ISO, 300mm f/4, at Munich.

16. Jan. 2005, ca. 23h UTC. Composite of 13 images with 60s exposure time each, Canon D300, ISO 1600, 900mm f/6

Two of the above individual images habe been combined to give a stereo image. If viewed from a distance of about 1 meter, the comet can be seen in front of the background stars.