A Phil Hoyle photograph of comet Ikeya-Zhang
135 mm telephoto lens at F2.5 riding piggyback on 10" LX200 equatorially mounted.
Method: Two film prints scanned and digitally combined using Picture
Processing included adjusting for light vignetting and adjusting contrast and colors.
Rotated for alt-az view (rather than north up which results in a slanted horizon) and cropped.
When: 4/7/2002, 5:00, 5:02 AM EDT
Where: Lexington Ridge near Caldwell, Ohio
Film: Fuji 1600
Exposure times: One shot at 1 minute 30 seconds, one shot at 3