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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner Timelapse, 


            Alan Pham

Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner Timelapse

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV4

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV4

Guiding camera:QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducer:Astro-Tech AT2FF Field Flattener

Software:LightroomSequence Generator ProPixInsightPHD2

Filter:Astrodon L Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

Resolution: 800x450

Date:Aug. 20, 2018

Time: 00:30

Frames: 219

FPS: 24.00000

Focal length: 650

Locations: Home, San Jose, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


Just trying something different. This timelapse was shot on the morning of August 20, 2018 through a smoky moonlit light polluted San Jose CA sky and shows comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner's movement against the background star field over approximately 5 hours (~12:30AM - 5:30AM PST).

Acquisition details: 219 frames x 60"



Alan Pham
License: None (All rights reserved)


Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner Timelapse, 


            Alan Pham