|The Astronomical Society of Greenwich||
Bruce Museum, Museum
Greenwich, CT 06830 (203) 869-6786, Ext. 338
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Notice the blue (ion) tail to the top of the photo, and the broad yellow (dust) tail to the bottom.
This photo was taken from Ward pound ridge, NY with a 210mm telephoto at f/3.5 and 2 min exposure piggybacked on a 10"sct. The film was 1600 asa slide film.
What an incredible sight this comet was!