Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)
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Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)
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Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)

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Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques), 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)
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Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 23, 2014
Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16×60(16′) bin 2×2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16×60(16′) bin 2×2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16×60(16′) bin 2×2
Integration:
48′
Avg. Moon age:
27.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
3.95%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 349465

RA center: 00h58m56s.2

DEC center: +65°0628

Pixel scale: 2.766 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.480 degrees

Field radius: 0.751 degrees

Resolution: 1528x1220

File size: 1.7 MB

Description

My first serious attempt at a comet. This was a huge pain to process. I probably should've used longer exposures; it was moving so fast I didn't want to blur it out _too_ much, but I think the tail would've come up better if I'd used 2 minutes instead of 1 minute. Oh, well, this wasn't too bad all things considered.

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Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques), 



    
        

            Charles Ward