Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986, 



    
        

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Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986
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Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986

Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986, 



    
        

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Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986
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Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
Imaging Cameras
Nikon FE2 35mm Film
Software
Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop · GradientXterminator
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C8

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 16, 1986
Frames:
1x60" (1') ISO400 bin 1x1
Integration:
1'
Avg. Moon age:
5.44 days
Avg. Moon phase:
29.93%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3405755

RA center: 20h01m10s.1

DEC center: -24°1442

Pixel scale: 64.536 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 53.950 degrees

Field radius: 11.649 degrees

Resolution: 1080x723

Locations: Louisiana, None

Description

A one minute exposure of Halley's Comet taken with a 50mm lens on TRI-X 400 ISO speed black & white film. That's my head in the right of the frame. The view is facing southeast when Comet Halley was an early morning object. I had the camera mounted on the telescope to track the stars. The glow is from the city of Kaplan, La.

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Halley's Comet, March 16th, 1986, 



    
        

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