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Comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak, 


Comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak
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Comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC-Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGE PRO

Focal reducers: Starizona Hyperstar 3 for C14

Software: Planetary Imaging Pre-Processor (PIPP)  ·  DeepSky Stacker  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  AstroLive USB 1.x

Filters: Lumicon Deep Sky 2"

Accessory: Celestron StarSense AutoAlign  ·  Celestron SkySync GPS  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster Polar Scope  ·  RIGELSYS USB-nFOCUS Stepper

Date:April 1, 2017

Time: 23:30

Frames: 76

FPS: 0.10000

Focal length: 752

Basic astrometry details job: 3392312

RA center: 13h 29' 17"

DEC center: +64° 39' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.148 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 218.614 degrees

Field radius: 0.201 degrees

Resolution: 990x778

Locations: Home Backyard, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Data source: Backyard


Images of Comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak on:

2017-03-31 @ 23:28 to 2017-04-01 @ 00:25 est US

76 frames at 45 seconds each using C14 @ f/2 (HyperStar) with the ASI ZWO 224MC cooled to 0 degrees F.



License: None (All rights reserved)

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Comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak,