Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)
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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018
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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018
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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 100 Esprit APO F5.5

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: B  ·  G  ·  R

Accessory: ScopeDome 2M


Dates:Dec. 8, 2018

Frames:
B: 20x30" (10') (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 63x30" (31' 30") (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1
R: 20x30" (10') (gain: 1.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 51' 30"

Darks: 30

Flats: 25

Bias: 256

Avg. Moon age: 1.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.40%

Mean SQM: 20.80


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2408877

RA center: 3h 5' 37"

DEC center: -3° 58' 44"

Pixel scale: 2.229 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.766 degrees

Field radius: 0.708 degrees


Resolution: 1809x1398

Locations: Knight Observatory, Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

Description

AstroPixelProcessor: Calibration of the sub frames with Bias frames, Dark frames, flat frames and the Bad Pixel Map.

Pixinsight: StarAlignment, CometAlignment, Separate ImageIntegration for R, G, B for stars and comet. BackgroundCorrection, Histogramtransformation (Black point clipping for starcombined image), Pixelmath combination for starimage and Comet image, ,Platesolver script, Arcsinh Stretch, histogram stretch, curves adjustments, Image annotation script, annotations,

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer

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