Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Flagstaff, Arizona July 18, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Flagstaff, Arizona July 18

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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Flagstaff, Arizona July 18, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Flagstaff, Arizona July 18

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Asahi opt. SMC Pentax 1:4/200mm
Imaging Cameras
Pentax K3 II
Mounts
Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Software
Photoshop CC 2019 · DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 18, 2020
Frames:
46x59" (45' 14") ISO400
Integration:
45' 14"
Darks:
50
Flats:
50
Flat darks:
52
Avg. Moon age:
27.26 days
Avg. Moon phase:
5.72%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

RA center: 09h06m59s.15

DEC center: +50°3231.4

Pixel scale: 4.045 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 25.963 degrees

Field radius: 3.999 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3990x5897

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally figured out the "trick" for comet stacking, which is no miracle by any means, but gets the stars trails out of the comet tail enough to process.

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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Flagstaff, Arizona July 18, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile