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A lonely Comet and many Stars, 


            Johannes Schiehsl

A lonely Comet and many Stars

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging camera:Canon 6D

Mount:Skywatcher EQ5 motorized

Software:PhotoshopDeep Sky Stacker 3.3.4

Resolution: 2736x1824

Dates:Feb. 6, 2016

Frames: 15x120" ISO1250

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.74%

Temperature: -4.00


A lonely comet and many stars.

This is comet Catalina C/2013 US10. It has passed us and the sun and is now on an ejection trajectory heading out of our solar system into the vast emptiness of space. It will never return.



Johannes Schiehsl
License: None (All rights reserved)


A lonely Comet and many Stars, 


            Johannes Schiehsl