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Image of the day 08/08/2020

    Comet C/2020 F3 (Neowise), 


            Leo Shatz

    Comet C/2020 F3 (Neowise)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 130ED

    Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY367c

    Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP4

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 130ED

    Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar M

    Software: Astro-Physics APCC Pro  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  Astro-Physics Horizons  ·  PHD Guiding 2  ·  The SkyX Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Main Sequence Software SGPRO  ·  PixInsight 1.8

    Accessory: Finger Lake Instruments Atlas Focuser

    Dates:July 23, 2020

    Frames: 66x30" -10C bin 1x1

    Integration: 0.6 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.99 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 9.79%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

    Temperature: 20.00

    Resolution: 3640x2375

    Locations: Negev Desert, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

    Data source: Traveller


    Dedicating this image to the memory of my father in law, who passed away on July 23, 2020. A decent and honorable man, a caring husband, father and grandfather, and also a brilliant engineer. Keeping his memory in our hearts.



      Comet C/2020 F3 (Neowise), 


            Leo Shatz
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      Comet C/2020 F3 (Neowise), 


            Leo Shatz


    Description: Original version had over-processed nucleus

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    Comet C/2020 F3 (Neowise), 


            Leo Shatz