Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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The Great Comet of 2020, 


            Anthony Quintile
The Great Comet of 2020
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The Great Comet of 2020

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Asahi opt. SMC Pentax 1:4/200mm

Imaging cameras: Pentax K3 II

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Software: Photoshop CC 2019  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker

Dates:July 18, 2020

Frames: 5x59" ISO400

Integration: 0.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~52

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3683338

RA center: 9h 6' 57"

DEC center: +50° 33' 25"

Pixel scale: 4.039 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 335.818 degrees

Field radius: 4.049 degrees

Resolution: 4009x6003

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard


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The Great Comet of 2020, 


            Anthony Quintile