Tuesday, September 4, 2018

COMET 21/P GIACOBINI-ZINNER MEETS CAPELLA Taken by John Chumack on September 3, 2018 @ Yellow Springs, Ohio USA

Comet 21/P buzzes past bright Star Capella in Auriga. What a beautiful sight that was in binoculars!! Periodic Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner on 09-03-2018 from 06:30 to 06:34 U.T.
Comet shown With overlapping Ion Tail & dust tails. A 5 minute of exposure tracking on the stars.
5 x 1 minute subs with a Canon 6D DSLR & Sigma 150mm to 600MM lens set to 300mm F5.6, ISO 1250..

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