Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034  ·  NGC 3077
Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077, 



    
        

            Luca Balestrieri Cosimelli
Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077
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Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077

Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077, 



    
        

            Luca Balestrieri Cosimelli
Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077
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Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sharpstar 65Q ED

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF-8300C

Mounts: Skywatcher AZEQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics Off Axis Guider TSOAG16

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar autoguider

Software: Photoshop CS4  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  SBIG CCDOps5  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley


Dates:May 22, 2020

Frames: 28x300" (2h 20')

Integration: 2h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 29.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.06%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3575516

RA center: 9h 58' 46"

DEC center: +69° 42' 39"

Pixel scale: 2.608 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 251.069 degrees

Field radius: 1.474 degrees


Resolution: 3287x2397

Data source: Backyard

Description

"Close encounters" between comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) & galaxies M81 - M82 - NGC3077

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Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) - M81 - M82 - NGC3077, 



    
        

            Luca Balestrieri Cosimelli