Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lynx (Lyn)
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Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma
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Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma

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Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma
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Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Mounts
Sky-Watcher AZ-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 · PIXINSIGHT 1.8 · Photoshop CS6
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 9, 2019
Frames:
Blue: 11x120" (22') bin 2x2
Green: 11x120" (22') bin 2x2
Red: 11x120" (22') bin 2x2
Integration:
1h 6'
Avg. Moon age:
3.07 days
Avg. Moon phase:
10.31%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Mean SQM:
18.60

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2462721

RA center: 08h35m14s.2

DEC center: +43°1612

Pixel scale: 2.876 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.816 degrees

Field radius: 0.868 degrees

Resolution: 1664x1396

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma in roughtly the same area as 48P taken a few days ago. 38P is moving slower so I could take 120s subs, it's also a lot fainter.

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Comet 38P / Stephan-Oterma, 



    
        

            Mike Oates