Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  PK173+02.1  ·  PK173+03.1  ·  Sh2-231  ·  Sh2-232  ·  Sh2-235
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Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            Brian Poole
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Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner

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Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            Brian Poole
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Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue F050G

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFF6-25

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4  ·  Neil Carboni Astronomy Action Tools for PhotoShop

Filters: Optolong Blue 1.25"  ·  Optolong Green 1.25"  ·  Optolong Red 1.25"  ·  Optolong Lum 1.25"


Dates:Sept. 8, 2018

Frames:
Optolong Blue 1.25": 3x90" (4' 30") -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Green 1.25": 3x90" (4' 30") -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Lum 1.25": 4x90" (6') -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Red 1.25": 3x90" (4' 30") -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 19' 30"

Darks: 50

Avg. Moon age: 28.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 13.00


Astrometry.net job: 2246127

RA center: 5h 41' 22"

DEC center: +36° 24' 28"

Pixel scale: 3.222 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -150.371 degrees

Field radius: 1.287 degrees


Resolution: 2293x1736

Data source: Traveller

Description

Second attempt at shooting a comet. I've still got a lot to learn, but this one turned out a little better. Lots of stacking artifacts from brighter stars that I'm not sure how to handle aside from doing a lot of editing to remove them manually.

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Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner, 



    
        

            Brian Poole

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