Ikeya-Zhang in Zodiacial Light


Date:             March 11 2002

Location:       Empire Mountain Star Party   

Equipment:   50mm f1.4 Canon FD lens piggyback  

Conditions:    Very dark sky, very dry.

Film:              Kodak PJ 400     

Exposure:      15 minutes, lens stopped to f2.8

Comments:    The zodiacial light lessened the contrast of the sky to the comet.  Sigh! I wish I had this problem in Michigan!