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Comet Neowise with 8" SCT, 



    
        

            Jon Stewart

Comet Neowise with 8" SCT

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope Orion 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Reducer, 0.63x

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  QHY Polemaster


Date:July 28, 2020

Time: 22:20

Frames: 1

Focal length: 1400


Resolution: 3978x2716

Data source: Backyard

Description

Comet C/2020 F3 Neowise has dimmed so much that it's no longer visible to the naked eye. But it's now high enough in the sky to avoid the trees to the North West of my observatory.

On a clear night on Monday, I was able to get a good look at the bright green core and small tails of dust that still remain. It'll still be visible for a little while longer through my 8" telescope, but soon it'll get cold enough and dim to the blackness of space. See you again in 6,800 years Neowise!

Single 90 second exposure @ 240 gain. Processed with flats & darks.

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Comet Neowise with 8" SCT, 



    
        

            Jon Stewart