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Comet C/2009 P1 Garrad in Sagitta, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
Comet C/2009 P1 Garrad in Sagitta
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Comet C/2009 P1 Garrad in Sagitta

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 27, 2011

Frames: 50x90"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.69%

Basic astrometry details job: 3522436

RA center: 19h 54' 42"

DEC center: +19° 11' 16"

Pixel scale: 5.861 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.173 degrees

Field radius: 4.629 degrees

Resolution: 3060x2000

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy

Data source: Traveller


This wide field taken in 2011 win an old Leitz Telephoto lens depicts Comet GARRAD, M71 and M27.

Due to its fast movement the comet appears as a short track in the sky.
The image has been completely reprocessed with PixInsight 1.8RC 7

The workflow was

White balance
Masked stretch
Color saturation with a luminance mask



Edoardo Luca Radi...
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Comet C/2009 P1 Garrad in Sagitta, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...

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