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Contains:  NGC 2420, The star κGem
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38P/ Stephan-Oterma and NGC2420, 


            Dominique Callant
38P/ Stephan-Oterma and NGC2420

38P/ Stephan-Oterma and NGC2420

Technical card

Resolution: 2794x1947

Dates:Nov. 15, 2018

Frames: 49x58" ISO1598 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~26

Avg. Moon age: 7.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.96%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.10 job: 2399042

RA center: 115.719 degrees

DEC center: 22.911 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.287 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 193.748 degrees

Field radius: 2.974 degrees

Locations: home backyard, Houthalen, Limburg, Belgium

Data source: Backyard


Two stack: one stack manually on the comet nucleus and on the stars. Combined in Photoshop



Dominique Callant
License: None (All rights reserved)

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38P/ Stephan-Oterma and NGC2420, 


            Dominique Callant

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