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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 3795, NGC3770, NGC3795
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Comet 41P/Tuttle–Giacobini–Kresak, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura
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Comet 41P/Tuttle–Giacobini–Kresak

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2

Accessory: Robofocus  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller


Dates:March 25, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 15x120" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 15x120" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 31x120" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 20x120" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.59%


Astrometry.net job: 1513653

RA center: 11h 41' 50"

DEC center: +59° 5' 19"

Pixel scale: 2.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.259 degrees

Field radius: 1.034 degrees


Resolution: 2834x2134

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

My first comet with PI.

Turned out pretty nice, I think, although there is almost no tail... You can barely see it in this image pointing down.

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Nikita Misiura
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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Comet 41P/Tuttle–Giacobini–Kresak, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura