15480 Empire Rd. Benson, AZ 85602 hm ph: 520-586-2244 It would seem that Saturn is approaching the same type of superposition in a few days, but the moon may interfere with that juxtaposition. Very nice shot, Chris. I have actually seen the Gegenschein below Leo in my observations from my back yard this past week. It interferes with my view of the galaxies!! Did anyone notice several NGC galaxies in Comet Lulin's tail a couple days ago? I was tracing the tail for a few degrees with my 13-inch and caught sight them. Clear skies, Wayne (aka Mr. Galaxy) -- <sam@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: Great timing, Chris. Very good capture of a rare event. -Sam ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Schur" <comets133@xxxxxxxxx> To: "Rik Hill" <rhill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "Az Observng list" <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "Stuart Heggie" <stuart.j.heggie@xxxxxxxxxxxx>; "Joe Orman" <joe.orman@xxxxxxxxxxx>; "John O'Farrell" <jofarrell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "Thelma/John Ofarrell" <thelmaann@xxxxxxx>; "Paul Tierney" <palaeopaul@xxxxxxxxxxx>; "Dan Ward" <danlward@xxxxxxx>; "Dawn Schur" <dschur@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2009 12:42 PM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Comet Lulin SUPERIMPOSED on Gegenschein > HI all, > > There has never been an event like this before, and I think nearly > everybody missed it. A very special event indeed, Comet Lulin flew > directly over the top of the Gegenschein while at opposition! Here is the > momentous occasion a few days back imaged for your appraisal: > > http://www.schursastrophotography.com/xtiastro/lulin022609d.html > > Thanks for looking! > > 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. ____________________________________________________________ Digital Photography - Click Now. http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL2141/fc/BLSrjpTDvmRcZoGcEzIJqdVS5MKKOxWcIPzglGe2zWpT7gpfj2iGvyvAKq8/ -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.