Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Part of the constellation Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Phecda (γUMa)  ·  The star 44UMa  ·  The star 47UMa  ·  The star 49UMa  ·  The star 55UMa  ·  The star 56UMa  ·  The star Merak (βUMa)  ·  The star Phad  ·  The star χUMa  ·  The star ψUMa  ·  The star ωUMa
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C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

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C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, 



    
        

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C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SMC Pentax-A 50mm f/1.4

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-5 IIs non astromod.

Mounts: iOptron CEM25P

Software: Topaz Labs DeNoise AI  ·  Adobe PHOTOSHOP CS6  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Deep Sky Stacker


Dates:July 24, 2020

Frames: 59x30" (29' 30")

Integration: 29' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 4.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3701092

RA center: 11h 24' 0"

DEC center: +47° 4' 22"

Pixel scale: 36.585 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.782 degrees

Field radius: 12.674 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1424

Locations: York Prairie State Natural Area, Blanchardville, Wisconsin, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is a composite of a 1740-second integration of the tails and star field with one of just a couple minute of the head. NEOWISE was fading fast as this was taken, with the ion tail closer to the dust tail.

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