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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            James E.

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            James E.

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AstroTech AT115EDT

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AstroTech AT72EDII

Guiding cameras: ASI290MM

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight 1.8.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding V 2.6  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) 4.2.3

Filters: Astrodon Gen 2 E-series 1.25" Lum

Accessory: ZWO EAF Focuser  ·  ZWO 8-pos Electronic Filter Wheel


Dates:July 24, 2020

Frames:Astrodon Gen 2 E-series 1.25" Lum: 10x30" (5') (gain: 76.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 4.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Resolution: 3654x3232

Locations: DogStar Observatory, Lovettsville, VA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Comet NEOWISE is a long period comet with a near-parabolic orbit discovered on March 27, 2020 during the NEOWISE mission of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope.

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            James E.