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Comet 46P/Wirtanen high res animation in Sloan g' filter, 



    
        

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen high res animation in Sloan g' filter

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 11

Imaging cameras: ASI16000mm-cooled

Mounts: Celestron CGE-Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 11

Guiding cameras: QHY5III174M

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 1100 F/0.7x

Software: Adobe PhotoShop CS6  ·  MetaGuide  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL 5  ·  MetaSolve  ·  MetaFocus  ·  MetaCapture

Filters: Astrodon Sloan g' 1.25"

Accessory: Atik EFW2 1.25" Filter Wheel  ·  Optec Pyxis Rotator 2"  ·  Hutech OAG 5


Date: Nov. 30, 2018

Time: 14:00

Frames: 11

Focal length: 1953


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3487439


Resolution: 900x900

Locations: Patio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

gif animation of 46P/Wirtanen in 4m subexposures oag guided on a star via shift-guiding in MetaGuide. This is with EdgeHD11 at f/7 on cge-pro and ASI1600mm at 0.4" per pixel.

The streaks in the stars correspond to the motion during each 4m exposure. The comet is moving very fast on this scale, but the stars are smoothly streaked and the comet is a small spot.

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen high res animation in Sloan g' filter, 



    
        

            Freestar8n