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Comet 64P Swift/Gehrels, 





    
        

            Carl Weber

Comet 64P Swift/Gehrels

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Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

I made this image as a challenge to myself. I wanted to see if I could find such a small dim target as a periodic comet with my small telescope. I found that it was very doable and in fact have imaged several. I'm posting this one only because of the satellite trails. They look so orderly and sharply angled!
The comet was Mag 12.1 and this is a single 600 sec exposure with a Lum filter.

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Comet 64P Swift/Gehrels, 





    
        

            Carl Weber