Object Constellation Right Ascension Declination
C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) Monoceros 7:57 -0.7
Scope Focal Length FOV Camera
Nikon 135mm f/2.8 135mm 5.2°x4° SBIG ST-2000XM
Date Start Exposure Location
5/9/2004 21:00 L:11, R:11, G:11, B:10 minutes Anza, CA
This is Comet C/2001 Q4 (NEAT), at a distance from the Earth of 0.34AU. The tail looks to be about 6 degrees long. This is a fast moving comet, notice how far it moved compared to the background stars in the hour it took to capture this image.
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