Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) GT 71, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) GT 71

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) GT 71, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) GT 71

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Gran Turismo 71 APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5600

Focal reducers: Willim Optics FLAT6AIII - 0.8X

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequator


Date: July 18, 2020

Time: 23:00

Frames: 32

Focal length: 514

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 8


Astrometry.net job: 3682238

RA center: 8h 59' 6"

DEC center: +49° 18' 20"

Pixel scale: 2.401 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 28.050 degrees

Field radius: 2.316 degrees


Resolution: 5910x3640

Data source: Backyard

Description

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) is a retrograde comet with a near-parabolic orbit discovered on March 27, 2020, by astronomers during the NEOWISE mission of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope.

This is my try to capture it using GT 71 telescope and a tripod on July 18 2020 night.

Stack of 32x4s frames.

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Description: applied SCNR on red using pixinsight.

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) GT 71, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas