Photography by Dave Schmahl


Comet C/1999 S4 LINEAR

Date:  Sunday, July 23rd, 2000
Time:  9:30 PM
Location:  Mataquay Scout Reservation, Warner Springs, CA. 

50mm lens at f2.8, 400 Kodak Royal Gold, 4 minute exposure, guided.

Compare the position of Comet LINEAR in this shot with the one taken on Saturday, the 22nd.  The star fields in both pictures are the same.  Notice the shift in position of the comet against the background stars.