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Contains:  NGC 869, NGC 884, The star 7Per, The star 8Per, chi Persei Cluster, h Persei Cluster
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Comet 2017 T2 Panstarrs visits the Perseus Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Elmiko
Comet 2017 T2 Panstarrs visits the Perseus Double Cluster
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Comet 2017 T2 Panstarrs visits the Perseus Double Cluster

Technical card


Dates:Jan. 25, 2020

Frames:Optolong UV-IR: 50x120" (gain: 90.00) -10C

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 0.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3407900

RA center: 2h 21' 40"

DEC center: +57° 9' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.972 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.557 degrees

Field radius: 1.157 degrees


Resolution: 6585x5479

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was a fun project. Comet Panstarrs passing by The Perseus Double Cluster. Comet distance is 240 million km mag. 9.2
Seeing 7/10
Mike

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Comet 2017 T2 Panstarrs visits the Perseus Double Cluster, 



    
        

            Elmiko