2P/Encke 2016-Oct-06 Chris Schur

Lens: 8" f/4 Orion Astrograph Newtonian
Platform: Home made GEM
Exposure: 1h 10mins
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 6/10
Outside Temperature: 52F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

This Comet is currently near orbital plane crossing, however i did not see any trace of this in this long exposure. I did however capture the nearly 18th mag comet and hordes of faint 16 - 19th mag galaxies in the background. Here Ive labeled the comet, an unknown asteroid, and the galaxies I was able to see by zooming in.

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