|Object||Comet Lulin Sails Past Saturn|
Comet Lulin C/2007 N3 was jointly discovered by Asian astronomers in July of 2007. Quanzhi Ye from China first saw the comet on images obtained by Chi-Sheng Lin from Taiwan, at the Lu-lin Observatory.
This image is of Comet Lulin as it passed close to Saturn on Feb 24, 2009
|Scope||Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens @f/3.5|
|Exposure Info||A single 4 minute exposure|
|Date||February 24, 2009|
|Copyright||Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory|