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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 


            Dominique Callant

Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 15, 2019

Frames:Optolong LPS pro filter: 100x15" (gain: 300.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.4 hours

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 10.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 17.65

Temperature: -2.00

Resolution: 4790x3800

Data source: Backyard


Taken on the same evening as the widefield image of this comet, but now with the Epsilon 130D.
After an evening session on M42 in Ha, I had some time to take images of this fast moving comet with the same camera and an optolong pro filter. Images (100 x15s) from 00:17 UT till 00:43UT. Comet position on the picture corresponds to 00:30 UT. Camera used in LRN setting to keep exposure time low and thus avoid unsharpness due to comet movement. No guiding, siderial tracking only.



Dominique Callant
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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto, 


            Dominique Callant