Sky and Telescope - July 2017 - 76
p JUST PAS SING BY
Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak glided
past the Owl Nebula (M97) and the barred
spiral galaxy M108 on March 21, 2017. The
comet's green glow is from diatomic carbon
in its coma.
DETAILS: ASA 10N astrograph and SBIG STL11000M CCD camera with Astrodon GenII
LRGB ﬁlters. Total exposure: 80 minutes.
u SKULL & CROS SBONES
Richard S. Wright Jr.
Recorded from this year's Winter Star Party in
Florida, NGC 2467 (better known as the Skull
and Crossbones Nebula) is a vast star-forming
complex of gas and dust in northern Puppis.
DETAILS: Sky-Watcher Esprit 150-mm ED
triplet APO refractor, FLI ProLine PL16803
CCD camera, Hα and RGB ﬁlters. Total exposure:
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