Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
Comet ISON on October 7, 2013, 



    
        

            mikebrous
Comet ISON on October 7, 2013
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Comet ISON on October 7, 2013

Comet ISON on October 7, 2013, 



    
        

            mikebrous
Comet ISON on October 7, 2013
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Comet ISON on October 7, 2013

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Televue TV-85
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Hutech IDAS-LPS-FF
Accessories
Bahtinov Focus Mask
Software
PHD guiding · Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop · Deep Sky Color PS Plugins · GradientXterminator · Iris · Cartes du Ciel · Neat Image · Grekalova.com Astroplugins
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade SN6
Guiding Cameras
Orion SSAG

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 7, 2013
Frames:
Hutech IDAS-LPS-FF: 24x120" (48') ISO800 bin 1x1
Integration:
48'
Darks:
40
Flats:
40
Flat darks:
40
Bias:
40
Avg. Moon age:
2.58 days
Avg. Moon phase:
7.35%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Temperature:
12.22

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3484356

RA center: 09h49m00s.7

DEC center: +16°1113

Pixel scale: 2.238 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.414 degrees

Field radius: 0.521 degrees

Resolution: 1394x931

Locations: Home - Maurice, Louisiana, Maurice, Louisiana, United States

Description

Here is my first Comet ISON image. It was low in the east in lots of light pollution, but I managed to get enough shots to make a reasonable image. I had to cut down a small tree the afternoon before to get a clear shot.

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Comet ISON on October 7, 2013, 



    
        

            mikebrous