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Date/Location April 12, 1986 Everglades National Park, FL
Camera and Settings Minolta X-570 Ektachrome P800/1600 color slide film
Telescope 70-200 mm f\4 zoom lens at 100 mm
Mount Piggyback on C-8 telescope
Exposure 5 minutes unguided
Other The tail of the comet was pointed radially away from Earth and is barely visible in the image. The brightest object in the lower right of image is globular cluster Omega Centauri.
Comet Halley
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