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Comets 260P/McNaught and C/2018 N2 (ASASSN), 20190908, 


            Geert Vandenbulcke

Comets 260P/McNaught and C/2018 N2 (ASASSN), 20190908

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi TOA-150B

Imaging camera:SBIG STT-3200ME

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1200GTO CP3

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi TOA-150B

Guiding camera:SBIG STT-3200ME

Focal reducer:Takahashi TOA-35RD 0.7x

Software:MaximDLPhotoShopFITS Liberator 3

Filter:Baader Planetarium Luminance

Dates:Sept. 8, 2019

Frames: 5x300"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.06%

Resolution: 2219x1702

Locations: Tranquility Base Observatory, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Data source: Backyard


Two comets relatively near to each other. They were closest on 7 Sep 2019, but weather was not good for me at that time.



Geert Vandenbulcke
License: None (All rights reserved)


Comets 260P/McNaught and C/2018 N2 (ASASSN), 20190908, 


            Geert Vandenbulcke