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Memorable Comets

<Comet Lynn C/1999 N2>

This comet was discovered on July 13, 1999 in Australia. It moved north rapidly and in late July, it became visible from Japan. As of August 9, 1999, it is visible at magnitude 7 in the northwestern sky in the evening. This photo was taken on the evening of August 9, 1999 by Geisei's 60cm reflector with a 4-minute exposure. It shows a beautiful, shining white coma.

[Comet Lynn C/1999 N2]
Comet Lynn
In August 9, 1999
60cm reflector
4-minute exposure

Copyright (C) 1999 Tsutomu Seki.