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Halley's Comet (diafilm, 1985)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain

Imaging cameras: Olympus OM 1

Mounts: Celestron Equatorial Wedge, Tripod and clock drive  ·  Celestron Dual-axis drive corrector

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C5 Schmidt-Cassegrain

Software: Noel Carboni's StarSpikes Pro 4  ·  Elements Photoshop


Dates:Nov. 15, 1985

Frames: 1x1500" (25') ISO3200

Integration: 25'

Avg. Moon age: 3.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.13%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3592840

RA center: 04h00m40s.6

DEC center: +22°0249

Pixel scale: 1.417 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.312 degrees

Field radius: 0.572 degrees


Resolution: 2426x1599

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

Recent reprocessing of old photos.

Piggy back guiding with C5 (oc. 12,5mm (100x))

Kodak Ektachrome 800-->3200 ISO («P3») (diafilm)

Resampled 66%

The difficulty of driving on the cometary head is clearly visible in the star trails...

In the processing, the final stage of the cometary chase was enhanced,

getting the location of the main stars.

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