Mike's Astro Photos
Feb.22 2009

Comet Lulin

by , under Comets & Meteors

Here’s an animated gif of comet lulin, a once per million year comet discovered in 2007. There are 9 frames that make up the animation, 30 seconds exposures for each frame.

Comet Lulin Feb 21, 2009

Comet Lunin Feb 21, 2009

You can tell how fast the comet is moving by looking at the stars in the background (this is a total elapsed time of less than 5 minutes). That thing is bookin.


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