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|Exposure Data:||3/25/2002. RGB: 4x40s, 4x40s, 4x80s.
-15°C, 3.5 arc-sec./pixel.
|Processing:||Reduced, aligned, combined in Mira, gradient
removal, color combine, Maxim, layering and post-processing in Photoshop.
|Optical System:||FSQ-106 @ F/5, ST-8E NABG/CFW-8A CCD camera,
|Comments:||Combined comet image was layered into a single
combined star field via Photoshop lighten 75% layer. Trailed stars removed
from the comet layer. The comet was 10° above the horizon. Due to the wide
FOV, gradient removal was required for each color in Maxim.