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Comet ATLAS C/2019 Y4, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane

Comet ATLAS C/2019 Y4

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Comet ATLAS C/2019 Y4, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane

Comet ATLAS C/2019 Y4

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Deepsky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)

Filters: Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block


Dates:March 25, 2020

Frames:Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block: 192x15" (48') (gain: 111.00) -20C

Integration: 48'

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Flat darks: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 0.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3390745


Resolution: 1461x1461

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was my first attempt at imaging a comet, and I wasn't disappointed. My general thought as I was processing it was "it really does look as cool as in a text book!" Let's hope it continues to get a much longer tail and really make for a beautiful sight/image!

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