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2 hours of Comet 46P/Wirtanen from December 16th, 2018, 





    
        

            Scotty Bishop

2 hours of Comet 46P/Wirtanen from December 16th, 2018

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Explore Scientific David Levy Comet Hunter 152mm f/4.8

Imaging camera:Pentax K-1

Mount:iOptron IEQ45Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Astromania 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:MGEN II

Software:Adobe Phosotshop CS6

Resolution: 2000x1415

Date:Dec. 16, 2018

Time: 18:45

Frames: 112

Focal length: 731

Data source: Backyard

Description

I finally got a timelapse of the comet that I can be proud of. This was just at 2 hours allowing for the mirror lock up time between frames. The video is better than the gif, but the gif still works and shows the progress of it moving through. also got some clouds too.

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2 hours of Comet 46P/Wirtanen from December 16th, 2018, 





    
        

            Scotty Bishop

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