Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106 ED

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Opticstar AR80S (f5) Gold Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 RC7

Filters: Astrodon L-NIR

Accessory: Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser  ·  Starlight-XPress Filter Wheel


Date: Nov. 23, 2013

Time: 06:10

Frames: 6

Focal length: 530


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3586423

RA center: 12h 36' 35"

DEC center: +42° 40' 51"

Pixel scale: 2.873 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.277 degrees

Field radius: 0.793 degrees


Resolution: 1548x1246

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Used 6 x 60s subs (bin2x2) and aligned on the comet. Taken through a Near InfraRed filter (NIR) 700nm. North to top, east to the left. The image is just under 1.5 degrees wide.

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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy, 



    
        

            Mike Oates