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Two comets passing nearby..., 





    
        

            Luigi Fontana
Two comets passing nearby...

Two comets passing nearby...

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TecnoSky APO Triplet 130/900

Imaging camera:SBIG STL-11000

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:photoshopPixinsight

Resolution: 888x1248

Dates:April 21, 2017

Frames: 1x600"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.52%

Astrometry.net job: 1572219

RA center: 242.473 degrees

DEC center: 46.624 degrees

Pixel scale: 8.052 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.036 degrees

Field radius: 1.713 degrees

Locations: Capanne di Cosola e postazioni limitrofe, Capanne di Cosola, Appennino, al confine tra Piemonte, Emilia e Liguria, None

Data source: Traveller

Description

**************** ENG: During the April 21th 2017 session, during the merdian flip of the Hickson 68, I took the chance to capture two comets, both in Hercules at the time. Single 600s shots, guiding on comet nucleus. No processing beyond curves.

**************** ITA: Durante la notte del 21 aprile 2017, al meridian flip mentre riprendevo Hickson 68, ho colto l'occasione per rapidissime immagini a due comete che in quel momento erano entrambe in Ercole. 10' di posa l'una, guidate sul nucleo. Nessuna elaborazione a parte curve.

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Luigi Fontana
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Two comets passing nearby..., 





    
        

            Luigi Fontana