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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

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 25, 2020
Frames:
Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block: 192×15(48′) (gain: 111.00) -20°C
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

File size: 709.4 KB

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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