Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Puppis (Pup)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet 103P/Hartley 2 near Messier 46 & 47, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott
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Comet 103P/Hartley 2 near Messier 46 & 47, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Apogee OrthoStar LOMO 80/480
Imaging Cameras
400D (Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi)
Mounts
Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 Goto
Filters
HUTECH IDAS LPS P2
Accessories
Hotech 2" SCA T-Adapter
Software
photoshop · DeepSkyStacker · EQASCOM · Imaginova Starry Night Pro · PHD · EOS Utility
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ST80 (Orion USA ShortTube 80)
Guiding Cameras
SSAG (Orion USA Star Shoot Auto Guider)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 3, 2010
Frames:
7x180" (21') ISO800
Integration:
21'
Darks:
10
Bias:
10
Avg. Moon age:
27.17 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.19%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4170909

RA center: 07h39m48s.5

DEC center: -15°1756

Pixel scale: 2.447 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.171 degrees

Field radius: 1.595 degrees

Resolution: 3906x2602

Locations: Willetton, Willetton, Western Australia, Australia

Description

Star points with an APO refractor? 20mm Electrical tape X over aperture to cause the diffraction pattern.

Comments

Histogram

Comet 103P/Hartley 2 near Messier 46 & 47, 



    
        

            Geoff Scott