Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lynx (Lyn)
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Comet 46P / Wirtanen, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Comet 46P / Wirtanen
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Comet 46P / Wirtanen

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Comet 46P / Wirtanen, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Comet 46P / Wirtanen
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Comet 46P / Wirtanen

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT
Filters
Red · Green · Blue
Accessories
Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System · Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel' · Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser
Software
Sequence Generator Pro · Photoshop CS6 · PIXINSIGHT 1.8
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 2, 2019
Frames:
Blue: 11x60" (11') bin 2x2
Green: 11x60" (11') bin 2x2
Red: 11x60" (11') bin 2x2
Integration:
33'
Avg. Moon age:
26.22 days
Avg. Moon phase:
11.92%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Mean SQM:
18.65

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2450531

RA center: 07h15m10s.1

DEC center: +57°5349

Pixel scale: 2.875 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.240 degrees

Field radius: 0.867 degrees

Resolution: 1664x1396

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taken on the first night of the new year (early am on the 2nd Jan)

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Comet 46P / Wirtanen, 



    
        

            Mike Oates