Sure is a small thing. You probably explained this in the past, but why do the stars have 8 spikes each, that widen radially away from the center of the star images? It is quite a large widening, more than I have seen in telescopes I have looked through. Stan > HI all, > > Youll like this shot, the comet was at its brightest and smack dab right > in the exact center of the Hyades star cluster! What a stunning sight > despite the first quarter moon being near by and some occasional strong > winds. While the comet is without a tail, its striking green color really > sets of off from the yellow and red star cluster members. What do you > think? > > http://www.schursastrophotography.com/xtiastro/kushida020109.html > > Chris > > > -- > See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.